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Tora-san Takes a Vacation

Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kyūjitsu

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1990
Comedy, Romance


Mitsuo goes to Nagoya to visit Izumi, whose father left Izumi’s sad, bar hostess mother for another woman, so together they decide to confront him in Oita. Meanwhile, Izumi’s mother befriends Tora-san and together they travel to Oita to meet them, with Tora-san quickly falling for her en route.

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Tora-san Takes a Vacation Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1991 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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