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Fighter
     

Fighter

Director: Natasha Arthy, Semra Turan, Cyron Bjørn Melville, Xian Gao

Cast: Natasha Arthy, Semra Turan, Cyron Bjørn Melville, Xian Gao

 
Driven by her conservative, uneducated parents to succeed where they had not, a Turkish immigrant living in Copenhagen does her best to meet mom and dad's high expectations while simultaneously staying true to her passion for kung-fu in this action film featuring choreography by Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon's Xian Gao. Aicha (Semra Turan) is a high school

Overview

Driven by her conservative, uneducated parents to succeed where they had not, a Turkish immigrant living in Copenhagen does her best to meet mom and dad's high expectations while simultaneously staying true to her passion for kung-fu in this action film featuring choreography by Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon's Xian Gao. Aicha (Semra Turan) is a high school student who finds her time constantly split between her studies and her devotion to the martial arts. Though Aicha's father has forbidden her from joining the elite kung fu club presided over by a stern sifu, the young girl secretly attends meeting and begins refining her fighting skills. At first questioning of the sifu's practice of having males and females fight one another, Aicha grows more comfortable with the idea after she begins training with advanced student Emil (Cyron Melville) and a relationship starts to develop between the sparring partners. Back on the family front, Aicha's older brother Ali (Nima Nabipour) and his fiancée Jasmin (Ozlem Saglanmak) begin to worry that Aicha's immodest behavior may somehow jeopardize their upcoming wedding, just as family friend Omar (Behruz Banissi) joins up with the kung fu club. At first it seems that Omar's presence may prove a disaster for all involved, but if Aicha can learn to take responsibility for her own actions perhaps her parents will finally come to respect her for who she is, rather than what they want her to be.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/13/2009
UPC:
0030306970998
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Ifc Independent Film
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:37:00
Sales rank:
80,637

Special Features

Making Of; TV Spot

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Semra Turan Aicha
Cyron Bjørn Melville Emil
Xian Gao Actor
Nima Nabipour Actor
Molly Blixt Egelind Actor
Behruz Banissi Actor
Sadi Tekelioglu Actor
Ozlem Saglanmak Actor
Denize Karabuda Actor
Ertugrul Yilan Actor

Technical Credits
Natasha Arthy Director,Screenwriter
Johnny Andersen Producer
Nicolaj Arcel Screenwriter
Susie Bjornvad Costumes/Costume Designer
Peter De Neergaard Production Designer
Bo Ehrhardt Executive Producer
Brigitte Haldm Executive Producer
Rasmus Heisterberg Screenwriter
Kasper Leick Editor
Hans Moller Set Decoration/Design,Sound/Sound Designer
Lena Paaske Casting
Anja Philip Casting
Saoib Score Composer
Saqib Score Composer
Henrik Steen Makeup
Frithjof Toksvig Score Composer
Sebastian Wintero Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fighter
1. Aicha [3:55]
2. Control Yourself [3:35]
3. No More Fighting [4:33]
4. New Club [5:15]
5. Engagement [4:57]
6. Practice [3:11]
7. Running [5:27]
8. We Can't [6:06]
9. Omar [4:34]
10. Closer Training [4:53]
11. Engagement Party [5:30]
12. Kitchen Fight [4:07]
13. Leaving Home [7:47]
14. Moving Up [4:44]
15. Street Fight [6:01]
16. Cleaning Up [4:31]
17. Rivals/Lovers [7:09]
18. Finals [6:35]
19. Family [3:25]
20. End Credits [4:38]

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