Danika McGuigan’s final acting role has been praised by critics as the film premieres in Canada.

Danika McGuigan’s final acting role has been praised by critics as the film premieres in Canada.

Wildfire is a film starring the late actress that follows two sisters in an Irish border town as they come to terms with their mother’s mysterious death.

It premiered at the 45th Toronto International Film Festival this week, with reviews noting McGuigan’s role in particular.

Irish Times critic Donald Clarke said her performance was “the standout aspect”.

Danika is a daughter former Boxing Champion Barry McGuigan, and died of cancer during post-production of the film last year.

Taking to Twitter, the Clones Cyclone said he was proud of “Nika’s role in the movie”.