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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
In Thailand, two 8-year-old girls undergo months of rigorous training and a brutal schedule as they prepare to fight each other for a championship title.

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Director: Todd Kellstein

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Paladin

Buffalo Girls (2012)

Release Date: November 14th, 2012|1 hr. 6 min.

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  • In a rare bit of explication, the movie notes that "buffalo" has two connotations in Thailand. For rural folks, it refers to the strength and perseverance of the large animals, called "kwai" in Thai. To urbanites, however, a buffalo is a hick. show more

  • Todd Kellstein doesn't allow you to entirely indulge convenient (though understandable and perhaps irresistible) armchair outrage. show more

  • There's no missing Kellstein's unstated horror during the fight sequences, which traffic in queasy blood sport absurdity that overshadows "Battle Royale" and "The Hunger Games," because the cherubs are eight and because it's all too real. show more

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