On the Ropes

  • Title: On the Ropes
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  • Genres: Drama
  • Stars: Majeda Beatty, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Nicole Chamoun, Tyler De Nawi, Priscilla Doueihy, Neveen Hanna, Louis Hunter, Claude Jabbour, Zoe Jensen, Mishelle Macatangay, Setareh Naghoni, Igal Naor, Wendy Strehlow, Avaleen Terzian, Jack Thompson, Maha Wilson, Laurence Coy, Otis Dhanji, Alissar Gazal, Shant Ohannessian, Marlee Barber, Michael Denkha, Eliana Dona, Kobie Duncan, Nader Hamdan, Sal Sharah, Garth Wood, Wayne Young

Full Episode Summary: Produced by Lingo Pictures for SBS, The Ropes is a sexy, gritty drama that is fast-paced and full of heart. It follows aspiring Iraqi-Australian boxing trainer Amirah Al-Amir (Chamoun) who has idolised her world champion father Sami (Naor) her entire life. While working in the family gym in Sydney’s west alongside her two brothers, Amirah negotiates a professional debut match for her hardnosed fighter Jess O’Connor (Castle-Hughes) with Sami’s long-time promoter Strick (Thompson). Furious that she has done this behind his back, her father threatens to cut her off. Desperate to chase her dream of transforming women’s boxing, will Amirah choose her fighter or her family?

 

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