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Tora-san's Runaway (1970)

Otoko wa tsurai yo: Boukyou hen (original title)
Tora-San, an eccentric and resourceful tramp, is always cheerful. Although he is an orphan, he decides to go back home after a long absence. He thus sees again his sister Sakura Suwa, who ... See full summary »

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Yôji Yamada
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kiyoshi Atsumi Kiyoshi Atsumi ... Torajiro Kuruma
Chieko Baishô Chieko Baishô ... Sakura Suwa (Torajiro's sister)
Aiko Nagayama Aiko Nagayama ... Setsuko
Gin Maeda Gin Maeda ... Hiroshi (Sakura's husband)
Shin Morikawa Shin Morikawa ... Tatsuzo (Torajiro's uncle)
Chieko Misaki Chieko Misaki ... Tsune (Torajiro's aunt)
Hisao Dazai Hisao Dazai ... Umetaro (Hiroshi's boss)
Chishû Ryû ... priest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Taisaku Akino ... Kawamata, Noboru (as Masaaki Tsusaka)
Hisashi Igawa
Ken'ichi Ishii Ken'ichi Ishii
Seiji Matsuyama Seiji Matsuyama
Gajirô Satô Gajirô Satô ... Gen
Masahiko Tanimura Masahiko Tanimura
Kanjirô Ôsugi Kanjirô Ôsugi
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Tora-San, an eccentric and resourceful tramp, is always cheerful. Although he is an orphan, he decides to go back home after a long absence. He thus sees again his sister Sakura Suwa, who has bloomed into a pretty young lady. After a while, Tora-San agrees to go with her to an interview with the family of one of her suitors. But that is without counting Tora-San's terrible clumsiness. His cheeky humor, for instance, is not fully appreciated by the family. The wedding is canceled and Tora-San takes the road again... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 May 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tora-san's Runaway See more »

Filming Locations:

Shibamata, Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Production Co:

Shochiku See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Followed by Tora-san's Love Call (1971) See more »

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