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Tora-san Goes North

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Shiretoko Bojō

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1987
Comedy, Romance


In Hokkaido, Tora-san meets a grumpy veterinarian (the legendary Toshiro Mifune) cared for by a disreputable snack bar owner. Meanwhile, Tora-san falls in love with the vet’s estranged daughter.

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Tora-san Goes North Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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