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Tora-san, the Intellectual

Otoko wa tsurai yo: Katsushika Risshihen

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1975


The niece of the local Buddhist priest shows up at Tora-ya, the family sweets shop, claiming Tora-san as her “father.” An archeology student, she inspires lovesick Tora-san to study history.

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Tora-san, the Intellectual Directed by Yôji Yamada

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