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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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On the Ropes: behind the scenes

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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