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A Matter of Size

A Matter of Size (Israel, Germany, France)

Directed by:
Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
Itzik Cohen, Levana Finkelstein, Togo Igawa, Irit Kaplan, Shmulik Cohen, Alon Dahan, Dvir Benedek
TIFF edition:

A group of fat people from the Israeli city of Ramla is fed up with the dictatorship of diets. They leave their dieting club and discover the world of sumo, where fat people like them are honored and appreciated. "A Matter of Size" is a movie about the coming out of the closet of fat people and about their ability to accept their fatness and relate positively to their body through the world of sumo.

Awards & Festivals: Audience Award - Karlovy Vary 2009, Grand Prix, Jury Special Award - Alpe d'Huez 2010