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Tora-san's Island Encounter

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Shibamata yori Ai o Komete

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1985
Comedy, Romance


Tora-san helps runaway neighbor Akemi, who left Shibamata to work as a bar hostess. They meet 11 elementary students and Tora-san falls in love with their beautiful teacher, but Tora-san’s hopes of a lasting love are raised and dashed once again.

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Tora-san's Island Encounter Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1987 | 6 nominations including: Best Actor

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