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by Julien Faraut


The japanese volleyball players called the “Oriental Witches” are now in their seventies. From the formation of the team at the factory until their victory at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, memories and legends rise to the surface and blend inextricably.

international title: The Witches of the Orient
original title: Les Sorcières de l’Orient
country: France
year: 2021
genre: documentary
directed by: Julien Faraut
film run: 100'
release date: UK 16/07/2021, FR 28/07/2021
screenplay: Julien Faraut
cinematography by: Yutaka Yamazaki
music: Jason Lytle, K-Raw
producer: William Jéhannin
production: UFO Production
backing: INSEP (Institut National du Sport, de l’Expertise et de la Performance) (FR)
distributor: UFO Distribution

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