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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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Credited cast:
Kiyoshi Atsumi ...
Torajiro Kuruma
Chieko Baishô ...
Sakura Suwa (Torajiro's sister)
Aiko Nagayama ...
Setsuko
Gin Maeda ...
Hiroshi (Sakura's husband)
Shin Morikawa ...
Tatsuzo (Torajiro's uncle)
Chieko Misaki ...
Tsune (Torajiro's aunt)
Hisao Dazai ...
Umetaro (Hiroshi's boss)
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priest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Kawamata, Noboru (as Masaaki Tsusaka)
Ken'ichi Ishii
Seiji Matsuyama
Gajirô Satô ...
Gen
Masahiko Tanimura
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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