Shô Miyake / JP, FR, 2022 / 99 min.
Young boxer Keiko, born hearing impaired, manages to win a number of difficult fights in the ring. Her boxing club is like a second home to her, but for how long still? Deeply moving character study about willpower, shot in wonderful 16 mm.
Keiko is a hearing impaired young woman who has a dream: to become a professional boxer. Although she works as a maid at a luxury hotel, she trains really hard in her spare time. Her strength increases thanks to her dedicated coach. When the pandemic and the poor health of the owner, her coach, closes the gym, Keiko has to find her own way. Her biggest challenge is trying to understand what her true strength is and why she is so desperate to fight.
Keiko, me wo sumasete
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