Tora-san’s Cherished Mother

September 6, 2019
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Monthly Classics past event

Tora-san’s Dear Old Home

Friday, October 4, 7 PM

Film · Monthly Classics · Tora-san 50th Anniversary

Friday, September 6, 7 PM

In this second installment of the popular series, made in the same year as the first film, Tora-san returns home to Shibamata, Tokyo, where he meets his sister’s newborn child, bumps into his old teacher and falls in love with the teacher’s beautiful daughter Natsuko (Orie Sato). After learning that his long-estranged mother (a geisha who had a brief affair with his father) may still be alive, Tora-san sets out for Kyoto in search of lost time. New 4K restoration.

1969, 93 min., DCP, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Yoji Yamada. With Kiyoshi Atsumi, Orie Sato.

Tickets: $14/$11 seniors, students & persons with disabilities, $5 members

Box Office Policy

  • Friday, September 6, 2019
  • 7:00 pm