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Director  Yoji Yamada
Initial DVD release  2002 (Japan)
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Language  Japanese
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Film series  Otoko wa Tsurai yo
Country  Japan
Tora san Plays Daddy movie poster
Release date  December 26, 1987 (1987-12-26)
Writer  Yoshitaka Asama, Yoji Yamada
Cast  Kiyoshi Atsumi (Torajiro Kuruma), Chieko Baisho (Sakura Suwa), Kumiko Akiyoshi (Takako Takai), Gin Maeda (Hiroshi), Hidetaka Yoshioka (Mitsuo)
Similar movies  Otoko wa Tsurai yo movies

Tora-san Plays Daddy (男はつらいよ 寅次郎物語, Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Monogatari) aka Torasan's Tale is a 1987 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Akiyoshi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Plays Daddy is the thirty-ninth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

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Cast

  • Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō
  • Chieko Baisho as Sakura
  • Kumiko Akiyoshi as Takako
  • Midori Satsuki as Fude
  • Shimojo Masami as Kuruma Tatsuzō
  • Chieko Misaki as Tsune Kuruma (Torajiro's aunt)
  • Gin Maeda as Hiroshi Suwa
  • Hidetaka Yoshioka as Mitsuo Suwa
  • Hisao Dazai as Boss (Umetarō Katsura)
  • Jun Miho as Akemi
  • Gajirō Satō as Genkō
  • Chishū Ryū as Gozen-sama
  • Yūichirō Itō as Hideyoshi
  • Tatsuo Matsumura as Kikuda
  • Critical appraisal

    Kiyoshi Atsumi won the Best Actor title at the Nikkan Sports Film Award ceremony for his role in Tora-san Plays Daddy. Nominations for the film at the Japan Academy Prize were for Best Director and Best Screenplay (Yoji Yamada), Best Supporting Actress (Kumiko Akiyoshi), and Best Sound (Isao Suzuki and Takashi Matsumoto). The German-language site molodezhnaja gives Tora-san Plays Daddy three and a half out of five stars.

    Availability

    Tora-san Plays Daddy was released theatrically on December 26, 1987. In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1989 and 1996, and in DVD format in 2002, 2005, and 2008.

    References

    Tora-san Plays Daddy Wikipedia
    Tora-san Plays Daddy IMDb


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