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... See full summary »
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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. Written by
I watched this movie with no prior knowledge of it, and was immediately sucked into the film. It is a film that is beautiful to look at and has the ability to evoke emotions within the viewer causing them to live the story with the main character. The cinematography was absolutely wonderful, and served to make the film somehow realistic and surreal at the same time. The soundtrack was perfect and each song seemed to compliment the moments on screen, but was almost a character in and of itself. The acting was believable and realistic and the star of the movie "Aicha" really makes the audience connect with her and feel her plight, and the choreography of the fight scenes was wonderful. I was so pleasantly surprised by this movie and it is one that I will absolutely have to recommend to friends.
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