About the film
road trip dysfunctional family cons and scams
Heisei Irresponsible Family : Tokyo de Luxe
Release Date: January 28, 1995
|Production Companies||:||TV Tokyo, AMUSE, Cinequanon, Toho Film (Eiga) Co. Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Katsuhiko Aoki, Yokichi Osato, Bong-ou Lee, Shigeaki Mori|
|Writers||:||Yoichi Sai, Wishing Chong|
The members of the Ameya family are all scammers. After their election scheme goes bust in their hometown, they move from Shikoku to Tokyo and resume their fraudulent activities. Everything carries on smoothly until the eldest and the fourth sons' modus operandi go awry, the mother's lover runs off with another woman, and disasters strike one after another. This film is a collaboration between Yoichi Sai and Goro Kishitani following "All Under the Moon." The family business of the Ameya family is defrauding people. The matriarch, who keeps getting married and divorced, has five children with different fathers. The Ameya family chases after fortune and leaves a trail of trouble on their path.