Tora-san's Forget Me Not

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Tora-san's Forget Me Not
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Directed by Yoji Yamada
Written byYoji Yamada
Akira Miyazaki
Yoshitaka Asama
Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi
Ruriko Asaoka
Music byNaozumi Yamamoto
CinematographyTetsuo Takaba
Edited byIwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Release date
  • August 4, 1973 (1973-08-04)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Tora-san's Forget Me Not (男はつらいよ 寅次郎忘れな草, Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Wasurenagusa)akaTorasan and his Forget-Me-Not [1] is a 1973 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". [2] Tora-san's Forget Me Not is the eleventh entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

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Synopsis

When Tora-san takes a job at a dairy farm, he becomes infatuated with Lily, a singer. Tora becomes ill, and Lily plans to visit him to tell him his feelings are requited. She is fired from her job and must leave before she can visit Tora-san. [3] [4]

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Critical appraisal

Yuji Yamada was given the Best Director prize at the Mainichi Film Awards for his work on Tora-san's Forget Me Not. Yamada, Akira Miyazaki, and Yoshitaka Asama were also awarded for Best Screenplay at the ceremony. [6] The German-language site molodezhnaja gives Tora-san's Forget Me Not three and a half out of five stars. [7]

Availability

Tora-san's Forget Me Not was released theatrically on August 4, 1973. [8] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1995, and in DVD format in 2002 and 2008. [9]

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References

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