Zoku otoko wa tsurai yo (1969) AKA Tora-san's Cherished Mother


Tora-san hears that his mother is still alive and returns to Tokyo to track her down. He discovers that she is a geisha who had had only a brief affair with his father. While visiting the family, he falls in love with Natsuko, the daughter of an old teacher.

Director: Yôji Yamada. AKA 続・男はつらいよ / Tora-san’s Cherished Mother.
Stars: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Chôchô Miyako, Orie Satô, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Chieko Misaki, Gin Maeda, Taisaku Akino, Akiko Kazami, Hisao Dazai, Gajirô Satô.


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  1. Sam Markey
    March 26, 2020

    THANK YOU!!!

  2. Ivan
    April 19, 2020

    These movies are impossible to find

  3. Snowden
    April 29, 2020


  4. Raymond Armstrong
    February 9, 2022

    My god I enjoyed that little film. How often do I see a new film which makes me feel the way this little movie made me feel? Never! All power to you for making all of these obscure titles available for free. Thankyou very much.

  5. Taha
    January 31, 2024

    Tora always makes me endure the bittersweet circumstances of life. Thank you for having this film available for viewing across the great years and countries that made me see it.

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