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FIGHTER
dir. Natasha Arthy
Denmark, 2007, 90 minutes
English Subtitles

2009 European Union Film Festival
Auditorium, 395 Wellington St., Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 7:00 pm
A high school student, Aicha, becomes a passionate kung fu fighter against her parents will. Her Turkish parents want her to get good grades and attend medical school like her brother, Ali, but she is not interested. Aicha secretly trains at a professional kung fu club. A boy, Emil, Helps Aicha train for the club championship and they fall in love. However, 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 in life. A coming-of-age story with a kick. English subtitles.