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The Witches of the Orient
The Witches of the Orient
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THE WITCHES OF THE ORIENT

Les sorcières de l'Orient

Directed by Julien Faraut
France, 2021
Documentary

Synopsis

How did a group of factory workers become a phenomenal sports success story and the pride of a nation? 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.

Synopsis

How did a group of factory workers become a phenomenal sports success story and the pride of a nation? 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.