WRESTLING QUEENS, Saturday, March 29 - 4:15pm

North American Premiere

Rose is hired as a supermarket cashier after spending 5 years in prison. Separated from her son Mickaël, happy in his foster home, she wants to get closer to him by sharing his exclusive passion: wrestling.
Rose convinces her co-workers to form a wrestling team.  Wrestler Richard the Lionheart, now an old grumpy gymnasium guard, unwillingly becomes  their coach … The fun is only starting!!!
“…the jokes unwind so fast that we hardly have any time to rest from one laugh to another”(Sarah Parsisson)
Nathalie Baye, Isabelle Nanty, Marilou Berry, Audrey Fleurot, Corinne Masiero and André Dussollier are cast in unexpected, hilarious, entertaining roles. There is a real bond between the actors who trained together intensively for 10 hours a week during 3 months!
Sometimes tender and sometimes hilarious, Jean-Marc Rudnicki’s film successfully blends realism and fantasy in the lives of four cashiers to achieve a savoury entertainment piece.
“It’s delirious, cheeky, well-crafted (…) and the actors are really playing their hearts out!” (Gwénola Trouillard)




Get your tickets :

For advanced sales (available until midnight, the day before the screening):
Walkup: T.O.TIX*, 1 Dundas Street East, Yonge-Dundas Square, Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

For the screenings of the day:
The Royal, 608 College Street - Every day from March 28 to April 6, starting 1h prior to the screening. Walkup and cash only.

* Service fees on tickets purchased through T.O.TIX
The presence of guests may be subject to last minute changes, which are not Cinéfranco’s responsibility.

Additional Info

  • Director: Jean-Marc Rudnicki
  • Country: France
  • Cast: Nathalie Baye, André Dussollier, Marilou Berry, Audrey Fleurot
  • Language: French (with English subtitles)
  • Runtime: 98 min
  • Year: 2013
  • Nominations: Rendez-vous with French cinema in Paris 2014 ; Press junket AUSTRALIE & NOUVELLE ZELANDE 2013 ; Münich 2013 International Film Festival
  • Rating: 14A


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