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Title The art of self-defense [videorecording] / Bleeker Street presents an End Cue production ; produced by Cody Ryder, Andrew Kortschak, Stephanie Whonsetler, Walter Kortschak ; written and directed by Riley Stearns.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]


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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital rdatr
optical rdarm
surround stereo rdacpc
Dolby digital 5.1 DVS Dolby digital 2.0
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion picture lcgft
System Details DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; described video; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Cast Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Phillip Andre Botello.
Credits Music, Heather McIntosh ; editor, Sarah Beth Shapiro ; director of photography, Michael Ragen.
Note Widescreen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Bonus materials: An important message from Sensei; cast and crew interviews.
Audience MPAA Rating: R; for violence, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
Summary 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.
Subject Karate -- Training -- Drama.
Karate teachers -- Drama.
Masculinity -- Drama.
Manipulative behavior -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Martial arts films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Stearns, Riley, 1986- screenwriter, film director.
Ryder, Cody, film producer.
Kortschak, Andrew, film producer.
Whonsetler, Stephanie, film producer.
Kortschak, Walter, film producer.
Eisenberg, Jesse, 1983- actor.
Nivola, Alessandro, actor.
Poots, Imogen, 1989- actor.
Terada, Steve, actor.
Botello, Phillip Andre, actor.
Bleecker Street (Firm), presenter.
End Cue (Firm), production company.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 191329092033
Music No. 57201269 Universal (container)
2110637 Universal (disc)
1091303 Universal (disc)

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