A buddy comedy set in the world of ladies arm wrestling? Yes indeed! Female-driven sports films are few and far-between, but today a fresh, funny, and critically acclaimed one is out in theaters and on digital. On the heels of a World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival, GOLDEN ARM is ready to land in your living room. SCREEN’s Joanna Kay had a thoroughly entertaining chat with director Maureen Bharoocha, enjoy!
When her best friend Danny ropes her into taking her spot at the Women’s Arm Wrestling Championship, nice girl baker Melanie must trade whisks for barbells as she trains to face off with the reigning champ for a chance at newfound badassery and the grand prize.