I, Tonya is about one of the biggest controversies in sporting history.
The film stars Margot Robbie (Goodbye Christopher Robin and The Wolf of Wall Street) and Allison Janney (Juno, and The Girl on the Train) and it has been receiving critical acclaim during award season.
I, Tonya has been nominated for three Oscars for Best Actress – Margot Robbie, Best Supporting Actress – Allison Janney and Film Editing and was nominated for five BAFTA awards where Janney won Best Supporting Actress.
For those interested in buying a ticket to go and watch the film we have all the details here.
What is I, Tonya all about?
I, Tonya is a biographical film which follows the career of former figure skater Tonya Harding and her fall from stardom.
Harding became the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition in 1991.
However, in 1994 her abusive ex-husband Jeff Gillooly plots to injure Nancy Kerrigan, who is Tonya’s Olympic rival.
Kerrigan is forced to withdraw from the national championship and Harding’s career and legacy are instantly tarnished as she finds herself in court and is linked to the attack through her ex-husband.
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What is the film rating and running time?
It has been given a 15 certification by the BBFC due to ‘very strong language and scenes of domestic violence.’
I, Tonya has a running time of 119 minutes.
Who’s in the cast?
Margot Robbie – Tonya Harding
Sebastian Stan – Jeff Gillooly, Tonya’s ex-husband
Allison Janney – LaVona Golden, Tonya’s mother
Julianne Nicholson – Diane Rawlinson, Tonya’s coach
Paul Walter Hauser – Shawn Eckardt, Tonya’s bodyguard
Caitlin Carver – Nancy Kerrigan, Tonya’s skating rival
When is the release date?
I, Tonya hits cinemas on Friday 23 February 2018.