Tora-san's Love Call
Episode 8 - Otoko wa Tsuraiyo: Torajirorenka
Friday, January 23, 2009
1971, 113 min., 35mm, color. Directed by Yoji Yamada. With Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baisho and Junko Ikeuchi.
After Tora-san attends the funeral of his sister’s mother-in-law in Okayama, he overstays his welcome and becomes inspired by the stories and wise words of the widower. Returning to Shimabata with dreams of starting a family, Tora-san falls in love with a lovely coffee shop owner Takako and befriends her young son.
This film is part of the Monthly Classics series, Best of Tora-san.
$11/$7 Japan Society members, students & seniors
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