Tora-san, the Expert

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1982
  • Running time: 106 min
Tora-san, the Expert is a 1982 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Yūko Tanaka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san, the Expert is the thirtieth entry in the popular, long-running... read more

Tora-san, the Expert is a 1982 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Yūko Tanaka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san, the Expert is the thirtieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. This became the first Tora-san film to be released on DVD with English subtitles in 16:9 ratio when the Hong Kong label Panorama did so in 2006.

Original Release

12/28/1982

Cast

Kiyoshi Atsumi Torajirô Kuruma / Torajiro Kuruma
Chieko Baishô Sakura
Yuko Tanaka Keiko
Masami Shimojô Ryûzô
Chieko Misaki Tsune
Gin Maeda Hiroshi
Hisao Dazai Shachô
Gajirô Satô Genkô
Hidetaka Yoshioka Mitsuo / Mistuo
Asao Uchida Shôzô
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yôji Yamada

Writers

Yôji Yamada, Yoshitaka Asama

Cast

Kiyoshi Atsumi Torajirô Kuruma / Torajiro Kuruma
Chieko Baishô Sakura
Yuko Tanaka Keiko
Masami Shimojô Ryûzô
Chieko Misaki Tsune
Gin Maeda Hiroshi
Hisao Dazai Shachô
Gajirô Satô Genkô
Hidetaka Yoshioka Mitsuo / Mistuo
Asao Uchida Shôzô
Miyuki Kojima Yukari
Haruko Mabuchi Kinuko
Taiji Tonoyama Priest
Senri Sakurai Ferris Wheel Operator
Yasuhiko Naito (as Yasuhiko Naitô)
Akira Hitomi Momoe's Husband
Keiroku Seki
Ken Nakamoto Survey Engineer
Ken Mitsuishi Assistant
Miki Takajô Bar Proprietress

Producers

Editors

Iwao Ishii

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