Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 28 minutes | 1961
A candid-camera view of professional wrestling as seen in the Montréal Forum, where some of the biggest bouts are staged, and in back-street wrestling parlors where the warriors practice their art. Nothing escapes the probing camera as well-muscled tyros grapple, punch, squirm, roar and grimace, adding their own variations of showmanship to amuse and excite the crowd.
As part of LES PEAUX LISSES (CARTE BLANCHE À DENIS CÔTÉ)
Weight lifting men who compete to achieve individual bodily perfection through muscle building.
AUSTRIA | 28 minutes | 1962
Manchuria as the wild frontier in a Korean western: brutal, asto- nishing, ironic, epic. A singular adventure. A treasure map, bandits, a train, a bounty...
SOUTH KOREA | 28 minutes | 2008
This unsung documentary about women’s bodybuilding features abundant sweat, ripped bodies and 80s nail polish. In 1977, the unlikely docudrama Pumping...
UNITED STATES | 28 minutes | 1985
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