Tora-san 44: Tora-san Confesses
Tora-san 44 - Tora-san Confesses
Theatrical poster for Tora-san Confesses (1991)
Directed by Yōji Yamada
Produced by Hiroshi Fukazawa
Written by Yōji Yamada
Yoshitaka Asama
Music by Nayazumi Yamamoto
Cinematography Tetsuo Takaba
Mitsumi Hanada
Editing by Iwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Released December 23, 1991
Running time 104 min.
Preceded by Tora-san 43: Tora-san Takes a Vacation
Followed by Tora-san 45: Tora-san Makes Excuses

Tora-san Confesses (男はつらいよ 寅次郎の告白 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō no Kokuhaku) is a 1991 comedy film directed by Yōji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Gotō as his love interest or "Madonna".[1] Tora-san Confesses is the forty-fourth film in the Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.


Release historyEdit

Tora-san Confesses was released theatrically on December 23, 1991.[3] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1992 and 1996, and in DVD format in 2000 and 2005.[4]





External linksEdit


  1. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎の告白 (Madonna)" at (official site). Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  2. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎の告白" at the Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  3. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎の告白" at the Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  4. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎の告白 (1991)" at Retrieved 2010-08-25.

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