Bruised – Ottawa Premiere the Week of Friday November 19th!
A disgraced MMA fighter finds redemption in the cage and the courage to face her demons when the son she had given up as an infant unexpectedly reenters her life. Starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry, in her directorial debut!
TIFF: Rising Stars Award winner!
“With this assured debut feature, Academy Award winner Berry crafts a textured portrait of a woman defined by her fight-or-flight reactions to the challenges life has thrown her way. Through her explosive performance, the character Jackie simultaneously radiates tightly coiled rage and heart-rending vulnerability. She is supported by an amazing cast” (TIFF)
“a triumphant story of a fighter who reclaims her power, in and out of the ring, when everyone has counted her out.” (AFI Fest)
“deservedly joins the hallows of the classic redemption films of its ilk, from The Fighter to Creed.” (Hawaii International Film Festival)
*The management kindly asks for all patrons to arrive 20-30 minutes before the movie starts. Since our space and seating capacity is limited, early arrival will help prevent last-minute overcrowding and give patrons enough room for proper physical distancing. We appreciate your cooperation.