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68 Ratings

Ping Pong

Directed by Fumihiko Sori
Japan, 2002
Sport, Drama, Comedy


The film traces the growth and friendship of two very different high-school ping-pong players. “Peco” Hoshino is a brash, arrogant player, determined to turn pro. He taught his quiet, nerdy childhood friend “Smile” Tsukimoto, who frustrates his coach and rivals.

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Ping Pong Directed by Fumihiko Sori

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2003 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

2003 | 7 nominations including: Best Film

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