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Tora-san Goes North (1987)

Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojô (original title)
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 »

Director:

Yôji Yamada

Writers:

Yoshitaka Asama, Yôji Yamada (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiyoshi Atsumi Kiyoshi Atsumi ... Torajirô Kuruma
Chieko Baishô Chieko Baishô ... Sakura
Keiko Takeshita Keiko Takeshita ... Rinko
Masami Shimojô ... Ryûzô
Chieko Misaki Chieko Misaki ... Tsune
Gin Maeda Gin Maeda ... Hiroshi
Hisao Dazai Hisao Dazai ... Shachô
Gajirô Satô Gajirô Satô ... Genkô
Hidetaka Yoshioka Hidetaka Yoshioka ... Mitsuo
Keiroku Seki Keiroku Seki ... Ponshû
Issei Ogata ... Doctor (as Issê Ogata)
Takashi Sasano Takashi Sasano ... Ôya
Kimihiro Reizei Kimihiro Reizei ... Hamanasu no Jôren Kyaku
Makoto Akatsuka Makoto Akatsuka ... Makoto
Masayuki Yui Masayuki Yui ... Hamanasu no Jôren Kyaku
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Storyline

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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Genres:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 January 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tora-san Goes North See more »

Filming Locations:

Shibamata, Tokyo, Japan See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shochiku Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Connections

Followed by Tora-San Makes Excuses (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

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