Tora-san in English

Film Nov 14, 2008

Tora-san in English

by Alexander Jacoby

This year marks the 40th birthday of arguably the most popular character in Japanese cinema — Tora-san. To celebrate the occasion, Shochiku is releasing the complete set of its Tora-san films, remastered and subtitled in English. Released under the umbrella title of "Otoko wa tsurai ...

Film / Reviews Aug 8, 2001

Are the fishing fools running out of line?

by Mark Schilling

Tsuri Baka Nisshi 12 Rating: * * 1/2 Director: Katsuhide Motoki Running time: 111 minutes Language: JapaneseOpens Aug. 18 Some sequels make sense, but a "3" or "4" after the title of a Hollywood movie is generally a good reason to stay away unless ...