Synopsis by Maggie Sadler
Struggling after a midnight assault at the hands of a notorious biker gang, introvert Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) elects to join his local karate studio to learn self-defense. With the help of his dynamic instructor, Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), and new friend Anna (Imogen Poots), he begins to rebuild his sense of confidence and self-worth. However, after partaking in one of Sensei's unusual night classes, he is thrust into an intense world of male bravado and new opportunities. Written and directed by Riley Stearns.
instructor, karate, karate-instruction, mentor, self-defense, training