Eight octogenarian players with 703 years between them meet in Inner Mongolia for the World over-80s Table Tennis Championships. Among them: Terry, 81, who’s been given a week to live, but has sights on winning gold, and Inge, 89, who used table tennis to battle dementia. Funny, moving and inspiring, Ping Pong is a true story about the power of the human spirit.
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