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A young Iraqi-Australian woman tears apart her family and defies her community to chase her dream of becoming an elite women’s boxing trainer in THE ROPES, a drama set in Sydney's western suburbs.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Shannon Murphy
Writers
Tamara Asmar  Adam Todd  Ian Meadows
Producer
Courtney Wise  Helen Bowden
Executive Producers
Jason Stephens  Sue Masters
Dir. of Photography:
Nicholas Owens
Composer:
Amanda Brown
Editor:
Stephen Evans
Production Designer:
Pete Baxter
Cast
Nicole Chamoun - Keisha Castle-Hughes - Jack Thompson - Igal Naor - Louis Hunter - Michael Denkha - Tyler De Nawi - Neveen Hanna - Nader Hamden - Priscilla Doueihy - Setareh Naghoni - Claude Jabbour - Bozana Diab - Otis Dhanji - Mishelle Macatangay - Zoe Jensen - Wendy Strehlow - Majeda Beatty - Marlee Barber
Production Completion Date
2018
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Lingo Pictures Pty Ltd
International Sales
DCD Rights

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Screen News

On the Ropes: behind the scenes

Some of the key cast and crew from the female-driven SBS production share their experience on set.

22 Nov 2018
By Screen Australia
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Media Releases

SBS drama The Ropes in production

Keisha Castle-Hughes and Nicole Chamoun star in diverse ensemble cast with Jack Thompson and Igal Naor.

21 May 2018