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Directed by Matt Kay

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Banned from competing professionally in wrestling, Hiyori will have to retire at the age of 21. Simultaneously juggling newfound revelations whilst preparing for the biggest tournament of her life, Hiyori is forced to question the reason females are forbidden from professional wrestling and why most women retire early.

Director, Director of Photography: Matt Kay
Producer: Andrew Carver, Didi Mae Hand
Executive Producer: Chi Thai, Elliot Kotek, Karina Feld
Editor: Rebecca Gin, Isabel Freeman
Composer: Kwes
Cast: Hiyori Kon

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These documentaries follow the lives of athletes on the futbol field, beyond the basketball court and within the wrestling ring. – Eseel Borlasa

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