Otoko wa tsurai yo (1969) AKA Tora-san, Our Lovable Tramp


Tora-San, an itinerant peddler who is thrown out of his father’s house twenty years before but reconnects with his aunt, uncle and sister Sakura. Tora wreaks some havoc in their lives, like getting drunk and silly at a marriage meeting.

Director: Yôji Yamada. AKA 男はつらいよ / Tora-san, Our Lovable Tramp
Stars: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Sachiko Mitsumoto, Chishû Ryû, Takashi Shimura, Shin Morikawa, Gin Maeda, Taisaku Akino, Gajirô Satô, Keiroku Seki, Chieko Misaki, Hisao Dazai, Shunsuke Ômi, Taichirô Hirokawa, Fusatarô Ishijima.


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  1. sam
    March 27, 2020

    Thanks so much!

  2. Taha
    October 26, 2023

    I got curious about the film after Takayanagi’s Ethics professor in ”We Shall Now Begin Ethics” manga. Just watching the film makes you more intimate with the Professor’s outlook and his way of living.

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