Poster for Catch the Fair One (2022)

Catch the Fair One (2022)

Director: Josef Wladyka Run Time: 85 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Daniel Henshall, Kali Reis, Kevin Dunn, Mainaku Borrero, Michael Drayer

Country: United States
Language: English


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“a riveting vigilante story that can hold its own… In a word, it’s a knockout.”

—Peter Debruge for Variety

About the film:

Winner of the Audience Award at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. A Native American woman embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister. The former boxer intentionally gets entangled in a human trafficking operation in order to retrace the steps of her kid sister and work her way up the chain of command to find the man responsible.

About the filmmaker:

Josef Kubota Wladyka received an MFA from New York University and was the 2010 recip­i­ent of the Spike Lee Fellowship Award. He won Best New Narrative Director at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival with his debut Manos Sucias, and was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards. He directed episodes of the shows Narcos, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Terror.

His second feature Catch the Fair One is co-written by and starring real life U.S. boxing world champion Kali Reis in a debut role that earned her a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination.

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