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Stage-struck Tora-san (1978)

Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro wagamichi wo yuku (original title)
Tora-san returns from his travels throughout Japan to his family in Tokyo to find his uncle recovering from an illness. After a family fight erupts, he returns to the road swearing he'll ... 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)
Nana Kinomi Nana Kinomi ... Nanako
Tetsuya Takeda Tetsuya Takeda
Gin Maeda Gin Maeda ... Hiroshi (Sakura's husband)
Masami Shimojô ... 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:
Hiroshi Inuzuka Hiroshi Inuzuka
Mari Okamoto Mari Okamoto
Raita Ryû
Shunji Sayama Shunji Sayama
Tokuko Sugiyama Tokuko Sugiyama
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Storyline

Tora-san returns from his travels throughout Japan to his family in Tokyo to find his uncle recovering from an illness. After a family fight erupts, he returns to the road swearing he'll never come back. He becomes friends with Tomekichi, a confused and inexperienced young man who thinks highly of Tora-san. When the pair return to Tokyo, they both fall in love with stage dancers.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 August 1978 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Stage-struck Tora-san 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

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Follows Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (1976) See more »

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