[sumo] Sumo in Movie Oceans 13

Moti sumo1 at dichne.com
Mon Jun 11 16:54:18 EDT 2007

Ngozi Robinson wrote:

> I was watching Oceans 13 yesterday (funnier than I had expected) when I
> suddenly yelled out ³yobidashi² in a crowded theater as I saw the tell-tale
> shoes as a dohyo was being swept on screen.  To my surprise they had about
> 30 seconds of sumo in the movie.  Later when watching the credits, my
> suspicion was confirmed that the rikishi were none other than Akebono and
> Musashimaru!  The USA Sumo confirms that they were involved in making this
> scene happen.  
> What an unexpected pleasure.  I look forward to seeing more sumo snippets in
> mainstream movies. 

Yes, but too bad you can't actually SEE them. If you really concentrate, 
you can see Musa's lower body out of focus for about 2 seconds.
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