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Tora-san's Matchmaker

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Endan

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1993
Comedy, Romance


After failing to find a job, Mitsuo becomes a fisherman on a small island, and develops a crush on a young nurse there. Tora-san, dispatched to bring Mitsuo back home, himself falls in love with an attractive but troubled woman visiting her father.

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Tora-san's Matchmaker Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1994 | 3 wins including: Best Director

1994 | 2 nominations including: Best Editing

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