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GIRLFIGHT
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At Theaters: 9/29/2000 On Video: 3/27/2001
Rated: R Length: 1 hr. 51 min.
Internet: Web Site Movie ID: 209913
Studio: Sony Pictures Inc.
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The teenage Diana Guzman feels trapped - there seems to be no escape from her battles at school, her dismissive father or her own self-destructive anger. That is, until she discovers an outlet that not only makes her feel at home, it allows her to become someone. Diana's discovery of the boxing world facilitates her maturity as an athlete, an adult, and most importantly, as a woman.
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Drama - Young adults and teens--particularly females--will especially enjoy this gritty but inspiring drama. Adults can also appreciate the passion of the film even if it's a bit predictable. The harsh language and violent content make the film inappropriate for young children.

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Cast and Crew Heading
Michelle Rodriguez Feature Film Debut
Jaime Tirelli CARLITO'S WAY, MARATHON MAN
Santiago Douglas TIME'S UP
Paul Calderon OUT OF SIGHT, COPLAND
Wri/Dir: Karyn Kusama First Feature Film
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PROFANITY: Frequent use of strong profanity.
SEX/NUDITY: None.
VIOLENCE: Lots of boxing; a man is beaten.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol use.
ACTION: Boxing action.
COMEDY: None.
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Karyn Kusama's female boxing tale Girlfight quite literally hits theatres with the formidable force of enthusiastic reviews and strong Sundance audience buzz behind it. But as is the case with a number of film festival favorites, the film's impact in a traditional cineplex setting, while potent, doesn't quite bowl one over. However, one thing about the film plays explosively in any viewing context--the blazing performance by newcomer Michelle Rodriguez.

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Nothing comes easy for Diana Guzman (Michelle Rodriguez), a troubled girl on the brink of womanhood. Her teachers don't understand her, her father underestimates her and her friends are few. Diana struggles to find respect and dignity every day.

She doesn't know how to control her anger, and more importantly, she doesn't care. Living in the Brooklyn projects of Red Hook with her dismissive father Sandro (Paul Calderon) and younger brother Tiny (Ray Santiago), Diana witnesses generations of families who never move beyond the confines of their small world. She has nothing to lose - or gain - by not controlling her violent temper. For Diana, it's hit or be hit, and she'd much rather be the one packing the punch.

Sent on an errand for her father one day, Diana discovers the secret world of boxing at a gym in Brooklyn. Looking around at the determined fighters glistening with sweat and purpose, she knows she has finally found a place where she truly belongs.

Diana begins training in secret with Hector (Jaime Tirelli), a coach Sandro hired to teach Tiny how to box. But it is Diana who relishes the work. Through weeks of strenuous training, she slowly learns to control her temper and channel her strength. For the first time in her life, she has found something that makes sense.

Soon she is competing against other featherweights - male and female - and gaining momentum as a true contender. Complications inevitably follow when her friendship with fellow boxer Adrian (Santiago Douglas) blossoms into a sweet, tentative romance.

As Diana builds physical strength and endurance, she becomes more self-assured and ultimately, confident enough to allow herself to become vulnerable - a burden that weighs heavily on her as she prepares for the most important fight of her life.

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