First Match (2018)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Mar 30, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Caroline Griswold

Having spent her entire life bouncing to and from foster homes in Brooklyn, teenager Monique (Elvire Emanuelle) is determined to join an all-boys wrestling team in the hopes of establishing a relationship with her ex convict father Darrel (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II). Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome and Jared Kemp also star. Written and directed by Olivia Newman.

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father-figure, foster-care, girl, streetfighting, team-sports, wrestling-Greco-Roman