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Title: I Tonya

Date: 2017
Type: Drama
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Craig Gillespie
Producer: Margot Robbie

Comment
Tonya Harding was a figure skater whose ability helped her to the top of her sport when her career came to a halt after she was linked to an incident where her main rival was attacked and her knee broken. The film is based on events that happened in 1996 in the lead up to the Winter Olympics. There is a very good performance from Margot Robbie as Tonya who did not fit with the expected image of an American figure skater and who was abused by her mother and her husband. The performance of Allison Janney as her mother is suitably hard and creepy and Sebastian Stan is good as obsessive and abusive husband. The story is told as flash backs, as interviews and as drama that makes it both difficult to watch at times because of the characters but also holds the attention.

Actors

Margot RobbieMargot Robbie
Sebastian StanSebastian Stan
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
Julianne Nicholson
Paul Hauser
Bobby Cannavale
Bojana NovakovicBojana Novakovic
Caitlin Carver

Oscars

Nomination - Best Actress - Margot Robbie
Won - Best Supporting Actress - Allison Janney


I Tonya