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Savate (1995)

1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joseph Charlegrand
... Cain Parker
... Mary Parker
... Mitchum
... Cody Johnson (as Don Gibb)
... Ziegfield Von Trotta
... Colonel Jones
Charles Santore ... Slim
... Emmit
... Farmer
Takis Triggelis ... Phillipe (as Takis)
... Zachariah
Zale Kessler ... Promoter
... Bruno the Horrible (as Scott Schwartz)
... Brazilian Fighter (as Eric Betts)
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1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) skills. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The True Story of the World's First Kickboxer

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Rated R for martial arts and western violence | See all certifications »
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14 January 1997 (USA)  »

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Savage is originally a form of martial arts in France. See more »

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An excellent off beat Western
24 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

An excellent off beat Western , loosely based on a real events and real character, Joseph Chalaemont, who was a key figure in the evolution of the French Boxing - Savate.

Good acting, good Martial arts and great western filming


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