A Matter of Size

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A Matter of Size
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Israel, 2009, 90 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France/Germany
Topics: Buddy Picture, Comedy, Jewish Interest, Middle East, Sports
Programs: John Schlesinger Award, World Cinema Now
Language: Hebrew English Sub-Titles

Awards: Audience Award (Karlovy Vary IFF); Levana Finkelstein/Best Supporting Actress, Irit Kaplan/Best Act

Fed up with dieting, four overweight friends decide to start a sumo wrestling club in this genial situation comedy. Part sports drama, part love story, this sweetly absurd tale of forlorn blue-collar guys pursuing a difficult goal and in the process learning to accept themselves, recalls audience-pleasers such as The Full Monty.

Filmmaker expected to attend:  Director Erez Tadmor

DIRECTOR: Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
Producer: Chilik Michaeli, Avraham Pirchi, Tami Leon, Daniel Bauer, Oliver Simon
Editor: Einat Glaser-Zarhin
Screenwriter: Sharon Maymon, Danny Cohen-Solal
Cinematographer: David Gurfinkel
Music: Eyal Leon Katzav
Principal Cast: Itzik Cohen, Irit Kaplan, Dvir Benedek, Alon Dahan, Levana Finkelstein, Togo Igawa
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: K5 International

Sponsor:
Consulate General of Israel

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