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Tora-san Goes North (1987)
"Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojô" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  11 January 1990 (USA)
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Tora-san, the näive and romantic peddler, returns once more to his home in Hokkaido where, as usual, he falls in love with a lovely young lady. The girl this time is Rinko Ueno, who has ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiyoshi Atsumi ...
Torajirô Kuruma
Chieko Baishô ...
Sakura
Keiko Takeshita ...
Rinko
Masami Shimojô ...
Ryûzô
Chieko Misaki ...
Tsune
Gin Maeda ...
Hiroshi
Hisao Dazai ...
Shachô
Gajirô Satô ...
Genkô
Hidetaka Yoshioka ...
Mitsuo
Keiroku Seki ...
Ponshû
Issei Ogata ...
Doctor (as Issê Ogata)
Takashi Sasano ...
Ôya
Kimihiro Reizei ...
Hamanasu no Jôren Kyaku
Makoto Akatsuka ...
Makoto
Masayuki Yui ...
Hamanasu no Jôren Kyaku
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Tora-san, the näive and romantic peddler, returns once more to his home in Hokkaido where, as usual, he falls in love with a lovely young lady. The girl this time is Rinko Ueno, who has come home in an attempt to repair her relationship with her gruff veterinarian father, Junkichi 'Jun' Ueno. Tora-san gets caught up in the entanglements not only between Rinko and her father but between Dr. Ueno and Etsuko, a restauranteur with amorous plans for the ornery veterinarian. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Director 'Yoji Yamada' wanted to suggest similarities between Toshirô Mifune's character and John Wayne and so named Mifune's character Jun Ueno, which pronounced in Japanese sounds much like John Wayne's name. See more »

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Follows Tora's Pure Love (1976) See more »

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Otoko wa tsurai yo
Music by Naozumi Yamamoto
Lyrics by Tetsurô Hoshino
Performed by Kiyoshi Atsumi
Courtesy of Crown Records
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