Tora-san 17: Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset
Tora-san 17 - Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset
Theatrical poster for Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (1976)
Directed by Yōji Yamada
Written by Yōji Yamada
Yoshitaka Asama
Music by Nayazumi Yamamoto
Cinematography Tetsuo Takaba
Editing by Iwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Released July 24, 1976
Running time 109 min.
Preceded by Tora-san 16: Tora-san the Intellectual
Followed by Tora-san 18: Tora-san's Heart Of Gold

Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Yuyake Koyake) aka Torasan and the Painter and Tora-san's Sunset Glow[1] is a 1976 comedy film directed by Yōji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kiwako Taichi as his love interest or "Madonna".[2] Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset is the seventeenth film in the Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.


Release historyEdit

Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset was released theatrically on July 24, 1976.[4] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1996, and in DVD format in 1997 and 2008.[5]





External linksEdit


  1. "OTOKO WA TSURAIYO -Torajirou YUYAKE KOYAKE" at the Complete Index to World Film. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  2. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け (Madonna)" Retrieved (official site)
  3. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け" at the Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  4. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け". at the Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  5. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎夕焼け小焼け (1976)" at Retrieved 2010-08-25.

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