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The art of self-defense / Bleeker Street presents an End Cue production.

The art of self-defense / Bleeker Street presents an End Cue production.

After a roving motorcycle gang attacks him on the street, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.

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200232864 ARTO
Restricted MA DVD   Batemans Bay . . On Loan . 3 Oct 2020
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Shelf Location ARTO
Title The art of self-defense / Bleeker Street presents an End Cue production.
Publication Details Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
©2019.
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Bonus materials: An important message from Sensei; cast and crew interviews.
Music, Heather McIntosh ; editor, Sarah Beth Shapiro ; director of photography, Michael Ragen.
Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Phillip Andre Botello.
After a roving motorcycle gang attacks him on the street, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
MPAA Rating: R; for violence, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; described video; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Murder
Masculinity
Manipulative behavior
Karate teachers
Karate -- Training
Karate -- Training -- Drama
Karate teachers -- Drama
Masculinity -- Drama
Manipulative behavior -- Drama
Murder -- Drama
Added Author Stearns, Riley, 1986-
Ryder, Cody
Kortschak, Andrew, 1990-
Whonsetler, Stephanie
Kortschak, Walter, 1959-
Eisenberg, Jesse, 1983-
Nivola, Alessandro
Poots, Imogen, 1989-
Terada, Steve, 1984-
Botello, Phillip Andre
Bleecker Street (Firm)
End Cue (Firm)
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
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