The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense

Director: Riley Stearns Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots

DVD (Color / Wide Screen)

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Struggling after a midnight assault at the hands of a notorious biker gang, introvert Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) elects to join his local karate studio to learn self-defense. With the help of his dynamic instructor, Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), and new friend Anna (Imogen Poots), he begins to rebuild his sense of confidence and self-worth. However, after partaking in one of Sensei's unusual night classes, he is thrust into an intense world of male bravado and new opportunities. Written and directed by Riley Stearns.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/15/2019
UPC: 0191329092033
Original Release: 2019
Rating: R
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:45:00
Sales rank: 6,486

Special Features

An important message from Sensei; Cast and crew interviews; DVS Dolby Digital 2.0; English SDH Subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jesse Eisenberg Casey
Alessandro Nivola Sensei
Imogen Poots Anna
Steve Terada Thomas
Phillip Andre Botello Kennith
Caroline Amiguet French Audio Instructor
Apollo Bacala Karate Day Class Student
Hauke Bahr Grant
Jason Burkey Alex
Justin Eaton Lone Man
Dallas J. Edwards Manny
Will Ellis Night Class Student
Josh Fadem Serial Killer
John French Office Worker
Darren Gaebel Karate Night Class Student
Scott Goodman Drunk Skinny Guy
Alex Haydon Man Wearing Pants
Elizabeth Howlett Girl in Hospital Room
Nicholas Hulstine Pickup Truck Driver
Davey Johnson Gun Store Owner

Technical Credits
Riley Stearns Director,Screenwriter
Camille Bertrand Co-producer
Siena Brown Asst. Director
Lisa Ciuffetti Co-producer
Amy L. Forsythe Makeup Special Effects
Andrew Karpen Executive Producer
Andrew Kortschak Producer
Walter Kortschak Producer
Munika Lay Executive Producer
Heather McIntosh Score Composer
Michael Ragen Cinematographer
Charlotte Royer Production Designer
Cody Ryder Producer
Kent Sanderson Executive Producer
Sarah Beth Shapiro Editor
Jami Villers Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephanie Whonsetler Producer
David Womack Associate Producer
Aaron Worman Makeup Special Effects
David Zellner Executive Producer
Nathan Zellner Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Art of Self-Defense
1. Chapter 1 [5:57]
2. Chapter 2 [5:28]
3. Chapter 3 [4:57]
4. Chapter 4 [5:40]
5. Chapter 5 [5:28]
6. Chapter 6 [3:14]
7. Chapter 7 [7:08]
8. Chapter 8 [5:39]
9. Chapter 9 [3:54]
10. Chapter 10 [4:01]
11. Chapter 11 [6:03]
12. Chapter 12 [3:06]
13. Chapter 13 [2:12]
14. Chapter 14 [6:52]
15. Chapter 15 [6:19]
16. Chapter 16 [4:42]
17. Chapter 17 [3:49]
18. Chapter 18 [6:12]
19. Chapter 19 [4:42]
20. Chapter 20 [4:02]
21. Chapter 21 [4:37]

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