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A Matter Of Size

  • Israel / 2009 / 90min / DVD / Colour
  • Original Title : Sipur Gadol
  • Language : Hebrew
  • Genre : Comedy, Drama
  • Director : Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
  • Screenwriter : Sharon Maymon, Danny Cohen-Solal
  • Cinematographer : David Gurfinkel
  • Editor : Einat Glazer Zarhin
  • Cast : Itzik Cohen, Dvir Benedek, Alon Dahan

Synopsis

Fed up with his strict diet regime, thegrossly overweight Herzl starts working as a dish washer in a Japanese restaurant where he is exposed to the world of Sumo through Kitano, the restaurant manager and former Sumo coach. Herzl falls in love with the Sumo world and persuades Kitano to coach him and his equally obese friends. One by one, Herzl's friends leave their dieting club and discover the world of Sumo, where fat people like them are honored and appreciated.

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