Katie (2018)

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Katie Taylor fell in love with boxing at the age of six but quickly found that her avenues into the ring were blocked by the sport's traditionally sexist culture. Women were banned from boxing in Ireland, so she dressed as a boy to enter competitions. This was the first of many obstacles that intensified her drive to succeed and strengthened her relationship with her dad, who was both her coach and closest confidant.

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Director Ross Whittaker torments the audience with tension.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a beautiful documentary, basically, and Katie Taylor comes out of it looking very well, indeed. It's a bit of a knockout.

Oct 29, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[Katie] is shy, but honest, and Whitaker's skill and respect for his subject make this a great watch.

Oct 29, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Buffed with stirring fight sequences, the picture stands as a polite argument for the greatness of a figure almost everyone already loves.

Oct 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Accomplished doc provides insight into Ireland's most incredible - and private - athlete.

Oct 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Domestic audiences will want to hear Katie's words, but international crowds should also respond well to this beautifully crafted story of a supreme athlete who thrives by defying the odds.

Jul 16, 2018 | Full Review…

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