Tora-san’s Runaway

November 1, 2019
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Monthly Classics past event

Tora-san Meets His Lordship

Friday, December 6, 7 PM

Film · Monthly Classics · Tora-san 50th Anniversary

Friday, November 1, 7 PM

Tora-san travels to Hokkaido to visit a former oyabun (yakuza boss) whose deathbed wish is to meet his estranged son, a train stoker in the city of Otaru whom he abandoned at birth. Affected by the situation, Tora-san renounces the yakuza lifestyle and seeks to earn an honest living as a laborer in Shibamata. He ends up downriver working at a tofu shop where he falls in love with the shop owner’s daughter Setsuko (Aiko Nagayama) and loses track of his original noble intentions. New 4K restoration.

1970, 88 min., DCP, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Yoji Yamada. With Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baisho, Aiko Nagayama.

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

Box Office Policy

  • Friday, November 1, 2019
  • 7:00 pm