A former wrestler and his family earn a living by acting throughout the country, but their children dream of being able to make a living from Wrestling.
With a narrative that adheres to such universal themes, Merchant reaches beyond the core audience of wrestling fans and builds an inspiring story that everyone can enjoy. You don’t have to care about professional struggles to be chained to the brothers ‘ intertwined stories. This also has a lot to do with the natural performances of young actors. Florence Pugh is a gem here . Along with Pugh, Jack Lowden is tasked with transporting the story’s dramatic story and, as is his character.
Dwayne Johnson is one of the producers of the film, so it should come as no surprise that the film portrays professional fights as exhaustive work and not just a revived theater. Merchant manages to keep things fresh with the subversion of character-based expectations.
The finale culminates in “the big game,” with the family rooting for Saraya to make history.