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3.4
25 Ratings

Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

Tôkyô tawâ: Okan to boku to, tokidoki, oton

Directed by Joji Matsuoka
Japan, 2007
Drama

Synopsis

Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of schooling even after he wastes his time while studying art in a Tokyo university…

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Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad Directed by Joji Matsuoka

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Asian Film

Asian Film Awards

2008 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2008 | 5 wins including: Best Film

2008 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role