Recommend this to everyone. Wish I had the confidence Fry has to talk in the same manner about this subject to extremely biased people. Stephen Fry's intelligence never ceases to amaze me.
This movie is much better than a lot of ya'll make it out to be.
Maybe thats just the nostalgia and my love of dogs talking, but I really enjoyed watching this. It helps that I love pretty much all the actors in this today. I mean, queen Glenn Close, king Jeff Daniels, AND Hugh Laurie?? All of them did amazing and looked like they had fun being in it.
I'm the first person to criticize pointless live action remakes…
I did it. I got it.
I was so fixated on finding this because the poster just sends me over the moon. As you can probably tell from my profile photo. Also just thought the idea of Mifune and Shimura in a baseball film would be very nice. The uniforms do look very sharp in this. Was worth finding it just for the like ten seconds the two of them dance in a circle together. Also the part where Shimura…
So I've never seen a Tora-san film before and I'm coming in on installment #38 in the series. From what I gather, Tora-san is some sort of mythical figure that goes to towns and fixes everyone's love lives. I'm probably wrong, but thats the impression I got from this movie. I kind of love using Mifune as an examination of older guys who refuse to show emotions, it's perfect. Catch me trying to find all 48 of the Tora-san movies. I need to watch them to rid myself of all illnesses.