RIKISHI

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Directed by: Julien Menanteau 2017 | 20 min.

Section: Adulting Shorts

Countries: France

Languages: French, with English subtitles

Genres: Coming of Age, Drama, Sport


Synopsis

Despite his solid build, Jason is a shy teenager. At the pool, a classmate bullies him, comparing him to a "Sumo". Furious, he seizes the young man and tries to drown him. The assault is violent, Jason faces three days of suspension. At home, he kills time researching on "Rikishis", these Japanese athletes considered godlike. The identification is instantaneous. The journey begins...

Screenings

Friday, November 10 7:30 PM Dole Cannery E Date Passed
Plays with:  ADULTING SHORTS WILDER PALMS
GIRL AT THE DOOR
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WASABI
FLIP THE RECORD

Cast & Crew

Director Julien Menanteau
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