Tora-san to the Rescue

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Tora-san to the Rescue
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Theatrical poster
Directed by Yoji Yamada
Produced by Hiroshi Fukazawa
Written by Yoji Yamada
Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi
Ruriko Asaoka
Music by Naozumi Yamamoto
Jun'nosuke Yamamoto
Cinematography Mutsuo Nakanuma
Edited by Iwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Release dates
  • December 23, 1995 (1995-12-23)
Running time 107 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Tora-san to the Rescue (男はつらいよ 寅次郎紅の花 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajiro Kurenai no Hana?) is a 1995 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna".[1] Tora-san to the Rescue is the forty-eighth, and last entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

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The German-language site molodezhnaja gives Tora-san to the Rescue three and a half out of five stars.[3]

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Tora-san to the Rescue was released theatrically on December 23, 1995.[4] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1996 and 1997, and in DVD format in 2005 and 2008.[5]

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