Written and directed by Josef KubotoWladyka, ‘Catch the Fire One’ is the story of a Native American boxer who goes undercover in a world of human trafficking to trace back her sister, who they had kidnaped. The movie first premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival in New York, winning the Audience Award for the Best Narrative Feature.
It’s not just a thriller movie with a cat and dog chase but rather a commentary on the social and racial inequalities said from the point of view of Native Americans. The movie is all set to release in the theatre on February 11 but let us know where it might be available on the online portal and many more.
Where to Watch the Movie Online?
Catch The Fair One was released on the US screens on February 11, 2022. So everyone residing there can purchase the tickets online on Fandango and enjoy the wholesome experience of the movie. People living outside the US needn’t have to worry because the movie will be accessible on VOD forums like Google play store and movies, iTunes, Microsoft Store and VUDU.
The movie is currently accessible on Spectrum and is expected to be available on DirecTV soon.
What to Know Before Watching the Movie?
Kayee is a native American woman who always dreamed of being a boxer. However a life of poverty with people depending on her for food, she had to let go of her dreams. Instead of the boxing ring, we see her working in the diner, barely making enough. She lives in a girl shelter with her sister Weeta. Things get worse for Kayee when her sister goes missing on her way back from the gymnasium one evening.
Their estranged mother blames Kayee for her sister’s disappearance. Kayee suspects that the human traffickers must have abducted her sister. Next, we see an enraged Kayee going undercover in a human trafficking operation where she slowly climbs up the wrongs of authorities to claim her vendetta against those who abducted her sister.
The movie stars Kalie Reis in the lead role of Kayee. Other prominent actors include Kevin Dunn, Kimberly Guerrero, Michael Drayer, Tiffany Chu. With an IMDb rating of more than 7.7, the movie has got more than 90 upvotes. The movie is 85 min long.
The movie was directed by Josef Kubota Wladyka, whose first movie ManksSucias won the Best New Narrative Director Award at Tribeca and was nominated for Independent Spirit Award. Wladyka also produced the movie alongside Mollye Asher and Kimberly Parker.
Ever Since then, there’s been a buzz around the movie. The movie released its Trailer on YouTube in January. It’s one of the anticipated movies of the year, especially after having won accolades in the New York movie festival. The movie also marks the debut of boxing world champion Kali Reis. Her experience in the field adds more authenticity to the movie.
The movie is not only an impressive thriller with intense twists. Still, it rightly portrays the plight of the Native Americans and the faults in the system, and Wladyka handles the matter with sensitivity. Kaylee’s racial identity is essential for making her the person she is but never treated as a means to forward the narration. It has been seamlessly into the storyline, making it a very crucial watch.
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