Written and Directed by Riley Stearns.
Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Phillip Andre Botello, Jason Burkey, David Zellner, and Leland Orser.
A man is attacked at random on the street. He enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself.
If there was ever a good time to discuss the very concept of physical self-defense, 2019 seems one of the most appropriate. It’s an age where one person might feel completely safe walking the streets without a single form of self-defense and another might find comfort concealing anything for protection, whether it be something brazen and potentially dangerous like a firearm, something light such as pepper spray, or weaponizing the human body by practicing karate. And then when you account for the divided times we live in, both scenarios