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Tora-san Confesses

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kokuhaku

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1991
Comedy, Romance


Tora-san runs into Izumi, who has run away from home after learning that her mother plans to remarry. Joined by Mitsuo, the three visit an izakaya (drinking place serving small dishes) owned by a woman who broke Tora-san’s heart a decade earlier.

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Tora-san Confesses Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1992 | 3 nominations including: Best Screenplay

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