Pushy Women

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2001 / 23 minutes

Directed by
Caro MacDonald
Anthropologist
Country of production
United Kingdom
Series
Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

The modern Japanese woman has the world at her feet: she can pursue any career, wear whatever she likes, and spend her leisure time however she likes - even playing sumo. This film follows five young wrestlers as they endure the hardships necessary to succeed in the unusual world of female sumo wrestling.

Language and subtitles
Japanese with English Subtitles
Region
Central Asia and Far East
Country
Japan
Keywords
Gender Role and Identity Sport