Don't Call Me Sir! (2020)

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Set in Brooklyn, New York, and spanning the years 1945-2009, So Don't Call Me Sir. tells the story of the artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock's niece Rena Rusty Glickman and her ... See full summary »

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Bo Svenson

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Louis Gossett Jr. ... Joe
Todd Sherry ... Milo, the Mule-faced Boy
Hayward Nishioka Hayward Nishioka ... Sensei Nakano
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Set in Brooklyn, New York, and spanning the years 1945-2009, So Don't Call Me Sir. tells the story of the artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock's niece Rena Rusty Glickman and her lifelong fight against anti-Semitism, male chauvinism, and women being barred from competing in judo, a sport she loved. Rusty's mother was an opioid addict; her father, an alcoholic and gambler; and her brother, a failed US Marine pilot. To escape the harsh realities of life at home, Rusty hung out at the make believe world of Coney Island and made friends with the sideshow acts. When, at an early age, Rusty learned about the Holocaust, she decided that That would not happen to her, that she would be better and stronger than Them, and that she would help bring righteousness to this world. She didn't know how to serve Life until she found judo, a sport at which she excelled, but from which women were barred. In 1959, then single mother Rusty got to compete in the NY State Judo Championships, but had to do ... Written by Val Verse

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USA

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2020 (USA) See more »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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