Tora-san, My Uncle
1989, 108 min., 35 mm, color. Directed by Yoji Yamada. With Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baisho and Kumiko Goto.
Secretly in love with Izumi, Mitsuo, Tora-san’s restless nephew, embarks on a motorcycle journey to find her in Saga and runs into his uncle on the way. Tora-san tries helping Mitsuo capture Izumi’s heart, despite the disapproval of her uncle. Kumiko Goto stars as Izumi, who plays the “Madonna” for four consecutive Tora-san films as Mitsuo’s love interest.
This film is part of the Monthly Classics series, Best of Tora-san.
$11/$7 Japan Society members, students & seniors
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- Friday, May 22, 2009
- 7:30 pm