The Fight

  • 2018
  • 1h 31min
  • Directed by: Jessica Hynes
  • Cast: Russell Brand, Anita Dobson, Christopher Fairbank

Tina (Hynes) is a harried mother of three who, feeling her confidence battered by work and the drudgery of family life, turns to boxing. Hynes as writer-director takes a pull-no-punches approach to female experience, and the result is a knockout; she herself is a coiled spring as Tina, and the men in her life are neither underwritten nor villainous.

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The Fight

11 Mar 20194 stars

Jessica Hynes' directorial debut is a female-fronted domestic drama that pulls no punches

Jessica Hynes is best known for her comedy, having co-written and starred in seminal sitcom Spaced and been a staple of shows like The Royle Family and W1A – all of which find humour in the everyday. With her directorial debut The Fight, she proves…

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