Sumo Do, Sumo Don't

With his grades sliding at university, Shuhei's professor gets the cunning idea of blackmailing him into joining the Sumo wrestling team. Shuhei begrudgingly accepts, knowing it's the only way for him to graduate. The only problem is the Sumo Club has only one other member - the rather pathetic Aoki who hasn't won a single bout in four years. Together they draft together a motley bunch of wrestlers, including a pudgy sad-sack named Tanaka, Shuhei's brother Haruo who's been wrestling in drag and a foreigner named Smiley who refuses to wrestle without his underpants.

Year: 1991
Genre: Comedy, Japanese Cinema, Sport Films
Country: Japan
Director: Masayuki Suo
Starring: Masahiro Motoki, Misa Shimizu, Naoto Takenaka, Masaaki Takarai, Hiromasa Tagushi, Ritsuko Umemoto, Robert Hoffman, Akira Emoto
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)



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