Catch the Fair One
2021, NR, US, Thriller, 85 minutes
Director: Josef Kubota Wladyka
Producers: Mollye Asher, Kimberly Parker, Josef Kubota Wladyka
Writers: Kali Reis, Josef Kubota Wladyka
Cast: Kali Reis, Daniel Henshall, Tiffany Chu, Michael Drayer, Kimberly Guerrero, Lisa Emery, Kevin Dunn
Kaylee “K.O.” Uppashaw, a mixed Indigenous boxer, prepares for a championship fight. Her hands are wrapped, gloves taped shut and face greased. She pounds the mitts with her trainer, Brick. The room echoes with the force of each blow. She’s preparing for the boxing match of her life. The crowd roars in the distance as the sounds crescendo into a fever pitch. Kaylee wakes up in a women’s shelter from a wistful dream of the life she once had.
This is her reality. A boxer struggling to pick up the pieces of her life. After her shift working at a diner, Brick drives her to a clandestine rendezvous with a private investigator who presents evidence that Weeta, Kaylee’s younger sister who disappeared two years ago, is possibly alive and circulating in a trafficking network. He tells her a time and place to plunge herself into this dangerous world in hopes of finding her sister. Kaylee agrees and sets off on a dark and treacherous journey. Her strength and determination are tested as Kaylee fights the real fight of her life — to find Weeta and make her family whole again.
Catch the Fair One is an IFC Films release.