The Witches of the Orient

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The Witches of the Orient

Runtime: 100 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Languages: French, Japanese with English subtitles
Director: Julian Faraut
Genres: Documentary, Greg's List
Distributor: KimStim


How did a group of humble factory workers become a phenomenal sports success story and the pride of an entire nation? Julian Faraut's ferociously innovative and visually stunning THE WITCHES OF THE ORIENT tells the tale of the Japanese women's volleyball team's thrilling rise, unbelievable 258 games winning streak, and eventual Olympic gold at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

"The world-beating Japanese women's volleyball team of the 1960s roars colourfully back to life." -Screen Daily