WHO’S IN IT?
Jessica Hynes (Shaun of the Dead), Shaun Parkes (Notes on a Scandal), Anita Dobson (London Road), Christopher Fairbank (Lady Macbeth), Liv Hill (Jellyfish), Sennia Nannua (The Girl With All The Gifts), Alice Lowe (Sightseers), Russell Brand (Get Him To The Greek), Rhona Mitra (Doomsday), Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones’s Diary), Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jessica Hynes (film debut), director, writer; Noel Clarke (Brotherhood), Jason Maza (The Hooligan Factory), Maggie Monteith (Pin Cushion) and David Wade (Wild Honey Pie), producers; Ryan Eddleston (Prevenge), cinematographer; Anna Dick (Dirty Weekend), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Tina (Hynes) is a care worker coping with an enormous amount of stress, largely from her and husband Mick (Parkes) having to raise three kids, as well as Tina’s overbearing parents (Dobson and Fairbank) threatening to separate. Determined to find a way to escape her multiple family dysfunctions, Tina dons boxing gloves and steps into the ring to punch and sweat out her anxieties…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Jessica Hynes makes her big-screen directorial debut with this inspiring sporting drama in which she makes a strong case for becoming a future powerhouse filmmaker.