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Karate Girl (1973)

Karateci Kiz (original title)
Zeynep lives with his old father. She has lost her ability to speak because of an accident. She needs an operation in order to be able to talk again. One day, five prison fugitives come to ... See full summary »

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Orhan Aksoy

Writers:

Fuat Özlüer (screenplay), Erdogan Tünas (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Filiz Akin ... Zeynep
Ediz Hun ... Murat Akdogan
Hayati Hamzaoglu ... Bekir Bulut
Bülent Kayabas Bülent Kayabas ... Ferruh Durak
Nubar Terziyan ... Zeynep's Father
Yesim Yükselen Yesim Yükselen ... Meral
Kudret Karadag ... Riza Çakoz
Oktay Yavuz Oktay Yavuz ... Kasim Arpaci
Orhan Dogan Orhan Dogan ... Karateka (as Orhan Doganer)
Ahmet Dogan Ahmet Dogan ... Karateka (as Ahmet Doganer)
Hazir Lamistir Hazir Lamistir ... Karateka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramazan Akboga Ramazan Akboga ... Policeman
Turgut Borali Turgut Borali ... Komiser
Necati Er Necati Er ... Cafer Durak
Hakki Kivanç ... Junkie
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Zeynep lives with his old father. She has lost her ability to speak because of an accident. She needs an operation in order to be able to talk again. One day, five prison fugitives come to their house and kill Zeynep's father. The fugitives take their money and attack Due to the shock, Zeynep regains her ability to speak. The fugitives are arrested but Zeynep wants to take revenge, therefore she says that the fugitives are not the ones who have attacked them. The police appoints Murat to make her give a statement. Murat teaches her how to use a gun and some karate, but she still doesn't know he is a cop. They fall in love and decide to get married. On their wedding, the prisoners kill Murat. Nothing can stop Zeynep now from taking revenge. She becomes a policewoman and traces the fugitives one by one.. Written by omayra73@yahoo.com

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Country:

Turkey

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

1 December 1973 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

A rapariga do karaté See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey

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Budget:

TRL 40,000 (estimated)
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Erler Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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you probably haven't seen this mishmash of languages
21 November 2015 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

We fans of cult cinema know that Turkey made a number of action flicks in the 1970s. Several of these were ripoffs of movies from the US - there was a Turkish "Exorcist" and a Turkish "Young Frankenstein" - but they made some original movies. A really crazy one was "Karateci Kız", about a woman who seeks revenge on her father's killers. The copy that I saw made it even zanier: the opening credits were in French, the movie was dubbed in English, and had Danish subtitles (and the woman looked Danish!).

There's not much in the way of plot, but the truth is that these sorts of movies make life worth living. It surprises me that Quentin Tarantino hasn't made a tribute to Turkish action flicks. If he ever does, he'll probably have to cast Filiz Akın and Cüneyt Arkın (with Samuel L. Jackson around to say the word that rhymes with brother-sucker).

Anyway, this is a fun movie. You're sure to love it.


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