Tora-san Takes a Vacation

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Tora-san Takes a Vacation
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Theatrical poster
Directed by Yoji Yamada
Produced byKiyoshi Shimizu
Written byYoji Yamada
Yoshitaka Asama
Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi
Kumiko Goto
Music byNaozumi Yamamoto
CinematographyTetsuo Takaba
Edited byIwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Release date
  • December 22, 1990 (1990-12-22)
Running time
106 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Tora-san Takes a Vacation (男はつらいよ 寅次郎の休日, Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kyūjitsu) is a 1990 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Goto as the love interest or "Madonna". [1] Tora-san Takes a Vacation is the forty-third entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

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Cast

Critical appraisal

Hidetaka Yoshioka was nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Kumiko Goto for Best Supporting Actress at the Japan Academy Prize for their roles in Tora-san Takes a Vacation, and the previous entry in the series, Tora-san, My Uncle (1989). [3] The German-language site molodezhnaja gives Tora-san Takes a Vacation two and a half out of five stars. [4]

Availability

Tora-san Takes a Vacation was released theatrically on December 22, 1990. [5] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1996, and in DVD format in 2005 and 2008. [6]

Bibliography

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German

Japanese

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References

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  3. "Awards for Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro no kyuujitsu (1990)". Internet Movie Database . Retrieved 2010-02-01.
  4. "Tora-San Takes a Vacation" (in German). www.molodezhnaja.ch. Retrieved 2010-02-01.
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