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20 Ratings

Gaea Girls

United Kingdom, 2000


Gaea Girls follows the gruelling training regime of a group of Japanese professional women wrestlers. Featuring the legendary Chigusa Nagayo, it is a fascinating account of a closely-guarded universe in a country where women are considered docile and subservient.

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Gaea Girls Directed by Kim Longinotto, Jano Williams

Awards & Festivals


2000 | Special Mention: Documentary Award

Chicago International Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Best Documentary (Silver Hugo)

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