|Directed by||Natasha Arthy|
|Produced by||Johnny Andersen|
|Music by||Frithiof Toksvig|
|Edited by||Kasper Leick|
|Distributed by||Sandrew Metronome|
Fighter Achia (also known as Fightgirl or Fighter) is a 2007 drama action film directed by Natasha Arthy.
Achia is a young woman in Copenhagen whose parents want her to attend medical school because they wish for her a future with proper health insurance and entitlement to a pension. They also like to make sure she finds an appropriate husband.
Her family and her would-be in-laws resent her commitment for an exotic contact sport which regularly includes combat with men. All of them are worried about her neglecting school and getting a shady reputation.
When she falls in love with a young fighter named Emil the chances for her marriage with the man of her family's choice start to fade away.
Still her kin hasn't given in. There is Omar, a friend of the family, who is even more traditional than all the others, joins her club. He challenges her, intending to prove that her training is a waste of time. Ayse has to stand up against him.
- Semra Turan as Ayse Ahman
- Nima Nabipour as Ali Ahman
- Cyron Melville as Emil Andersen
- Molly Blixt Egelind as Sofie
- Sadi Tekelioglu as Ayse's father
- Behruz Banissi as Omar Yüksel
- Xian Gao as Sifu
- Denize Karabuda as Ayse's mother
- Ertugrul Yilan as Mehmet
- Özlem Saglanmak as Yasemin
- Simon, Alissa. ""Fighter" garnered enthusiastic reviews". Variety. Berlin. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- Brown, Todd. "a hugely impressive piece of work, one that functions simultaneously on a handful of levels and handles each element note-perfectly. Very highly recommended". www.twitchfilm.com. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- Liang, Roseanne. "Questions around multiculturalism and identity politics are dealt with swiftly and smartly". The Lumière Reader. Wellington. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- ""Fighter" benefits from an engaging and charismatic lead in Semra Turan". www.beyondhollywood.com. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
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- "Best Actress Semra Turan for Fighter". Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- Fightgirl Ayse at the Swedish Film Institute Database
- Fightgirl Ayse at the Internet Movie Database
- Fightgirl Ayse at AllMovie
- Fightgirl Ayse at Rotten Tomatoes