Tora-san 27: Tora-san's Many-Splintered Love
Tora-san 27 - Tora-san's Many-Splintered Love
Theatrical poster for Tora-san's Love in Osaka (1981)
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 August 8, 1981
Running time 104 min.
Preceded by Tora-san 26: Tora-san the Foster Daddy
Followed by Tora-san 28: Tora-san's Promise

Tora-san's Many-Splintered Love (男はつらいよ 浪花の恋の寅次郎 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Naniwa no Koi no Torajirō) aka Tora-san's Love in Osaka[1] is a 1981 comedy film directed by Yōji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Keiko Matsuzaka as his love interest or "Madonna".[2] Tora-san's Love in Osaka is the twenty-seventh film in the Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. It was the first film in the series in which Hidetaka Yoshioka played the role of Tora-san's nephew Mitsuo Suwa.[3]


Release historyEdit

Tora-san's Many-Splintered Love was released theatrically on August 8, 1981.[5] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1986 and 1996, and in DVD format in 1998, 2002 and 2008.[6]





External linksEdit


  1. "OTOKO WA TSURAIYO -NANIWA NO KOI NO Torajirou" at the Complete Index to World Film. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  2. "男はつらいよ 浪花の恋の寅次郎 (Madonna)" Retrieved (official site)
  3. "Tora-San's Many-Splintered Love" Retrieved 2010-08-25. at
  4. "男はつらいよ 浪花の恋の寅次郎" at the Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  5. "男はつらいよ 浪花の恋の寅次郎" at the Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  6. "男はつらいよ 浪花の恋の寅次郎 (1981)" at Retrieved 2010-08-25.

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