Fighter


1h 37m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Aicha, a high-school student, is a passionate kung fu fighter. Her Turkish parents expect her to get good grades so she can get into medical school, like her brother Ali, but school doesn't inspire her. Defying her family, Aicha starts secretly training at a professional, co-ed kung fu club. A boy,

Film Details

Also Known As
Aicha
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Angel Films (Denmark); Delphis Films; Nordisk Film
Distribution Company
Arthaus (Norway); Bontonfilm; Folkets Bio; Mpi Home Video; Paramount Pictures; Paramount Pictures International (PPI); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; United International Pictures; Vision

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Aicha, a high-school student, is a passionate kung fu fighter. Her Turkish parents expect her to get good grades so she can get into medical school, like her brother Ali, but school doesn't inspire her. Defying her family, Aicha starts secretly training at a professional, co-ed kung fu club. A boy, Emil, helps Aicha train for the club championship and they fall in love. But the rules of life are not as simple as the rules of kung fu, and Aicha is forced to decide who she is and what she wants.

Film Details

Also Known As
Aicha
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Angel Films (Denmark); Delphis Films; Nordisk Film
Distribution Company
Arthaus (Norway); Bontonfilm; Folkets Bio; Mpi Home Video; Paramount Pictures; Paramount Pictures International (PPI); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; United International Pictures; Vision

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video October 13, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States February 2008

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 23-May 4, 2008.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Generation 14plus) February 7-17, 2008.

Released in United States on Video October 13, 2009

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 23-May 4, 2008.)

Released in United States February 2008 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Generation 14plus) February 7-17, 2008.)