Sumo East and West

Location:Japan
Subject:Sports, sumo, Polynesian diaspora
Length:85 minutes
Format:
Hue:Color
Year Released:2003
Series:
Director:Ferne Pearlstein, Robert Edwards
Producer:
Distributor:CustomFlix
Library Code:
Description:Documentary examines the impact that foreigners (mostly of Hawaiian and Samoan descent) have made on the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling. Explores how the sport has changed through the stories of Polynesian superstars Takamiyama (Jesse Kuhaulua); Konishiki (Saleva`a Atisanoe); and Akebono (Chad Rowan).
Record No:2958
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