GenreComedy Film seriesOtoko wa Tsurai yo CountryJapan
Release dateDecember 22, 1990 (1990-12-22) WriterYoshitaka Asama, Yoji Yamada CastKiyoshi Atsumi (Torajiro Kuruma), Kumiko Goto (Izumi Oikawa), Chieko Baisho (Sakura Suwa), Hidetaka Yoshioka (Mitsuo), Mari Natsuki (Reiko) Similar moviesOtoko wa Tsurai yo movies, Comedies
Tora-san Takes a Vacation(男はつらいよ 寅次郎の休日,Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kyūjitsu) is a 1990 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Goto as the love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Takes a Vacation is the forty-third entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
Hidetaka Yoshioka was nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Kumiko Goto for Best Supporting Actress at the Japan Academy Prize for their roles in Tora-san Takes a Vacation, and the previous entry in the series, Tora-san, My Uncle (1989). The German-language site molodezhnaja gives Tora-san Takes a Vacation two and a half out of five stars.
Tora-san Takes a Vacation was released theatrically on December 22, 1990. In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1996, and in DVD format in 2005 and 2008.