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The female karate kid.
Newcomer Semra Turan delivers a star-making performance as Aicha, a Copenhagen high school senior who dreams of becoming a champion mixed martial arts fighter. But when her conservative Turkish parents demand she go to medical school, Aicha instead begins secretly training at the local academy of Sifu (Xian Gao of CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON fame). In a brutal sport where men make the rules, can a strong-willed woman battle her way to respect? And in a world where cultures clash as hard as any combat, will she survive long enough to decide what s worth fighting for? Cyron Melville and Sadi Tekelioglu co-star in this explosive drama featuring stunning choreography by Xian Gao that goes far beyond the usual martial arts movie.
Semra Turan is just terrific in Fighter; she engaged me in rooting for her to overcome her emotional demons and opposed family hurdles to succeed her way. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gryphon
i yotally love this movie! and as for aicha being a female, she is GREAT at kung fu. girls are usually a bit sloppy in my opinion.Published 11 months ago by nabilah ali
always liked this movie when I first saw it on Sundance channel, it is much better then the usual crap Hollywood produces now.Published 11 months ago by ItsAtrap!
1st time i seen this film i liked it 2nd even more so i bought itPublished 12 months ago by tim huxoll
I love this movie! Finally a story about a passionate woman who chases her dreams, feels like any other person, and doesn't fall happily ever after in love with a prince from the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Dana L. Meyer
Very touching story about a young lady chasing her dreams despite pressure from her family to behave a certain way. Plenty of action. A nice story line. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Marc T. Hicks
ALL women should watch this movie! Lovely cinematography, good script, fabulous martial arts and good soundtrack! Buyit, watch it and become obssessed with it! ;)Published on April 29, 2013 by M. Cooksley