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Directed by Ivan O'Mahoney
'Gritty and compelling...by the end you'll feel like you've been alongside the fighters in the cage.'
'A gripping film...O'Mahoney gains unprecedented access to fighters, their families, coaches and unique footage at major MMA events.'
- Graeme Blundell, The Weekend Australian
'A surprisingly intimate feel...sometimes quite shocking to watch...
sure to prompt plenty of debate.'
- Claire Ridgen, Daily Telegraph
'Fascinating. The trio of subjects are rounded characters...you will feel every blow.'
- Sydney Morning Herald
SBS Television | 2020 | 96min
Caged follows a year in the lives of three cage fighters and a coach in Sydney’s Western suburbs and regional NSW. Some carry the hopes of their communities and families on their shoulders; others might have followed a life of crime if not for the discipline of the contest – but all of them are passionate about battling the media’s portrayal of cage-fighting as an ultra-violent free-for-all.
Produced & Directed By
PHILIPPA ROWLANDS ASE
IVAN O'MAHONEY & NIAL FULTON
SCREEN AUSTRALIA and SBS TELEVISION
in association with SCREEN NSW
an IN FILMS production
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