R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Allison Janney had seriously trained to become a figure skater throughout her childhood and adolescence. However, when she was 17, she accidentally walked into a sliding glass door and gravely injured her right leg. In 2014, during an interview on "... ...
Generally, people either love Tonya or... not big fans. Just like people either love America or they're not big fans. Tonya was... totally American.
In the pivotal scene at the 1991 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tonya's back crossovers and glide into the historic triple Axel uses recycled footage of the setup for the opening triple Lutz.
Actual footage of Tonya Harding skating is shown during the beginning.
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