|Tora-san #23 - Tora-san, the Matchmaker|
Director: Yōji Yamada
Starring: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baish˘, Kaori Momoi
Tora-san convinces the hesitant Hitomi to go through with her plans to marry her intended spouse.
Tora-san, the Matchmaker was the third top box-office film in Japan for the year of 1979. For his performances in Tora-san, the Matchmaker and the next entry in the series, Tora-san's Dream of Spring (also 1979), Kiyoshi Atsumi was nominated for Best Actor at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. Chieko Baisho was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the same ceremony for both films also.
1979 Color Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) 107 min.
Japanese with Removable English Subtitles