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Tora-san Plays Cupid

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Gambare!

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1977


The itinerant peddler tries to fix a man up with a young woman taking care of her sick mother. Later, when the man attempts suicide, Tora-san visits him, falling in love with the man’s older sister in the process.

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Tora-san Plays Cupid Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1978 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

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