About the film
Tora-san's Island Encounter
Release Date: December 28, 1985
|Producers||:||Shigehiro Nakagawa, Kiyoshi Shimazu|
|Writers||:||Yoji Yamada, Yoji Yamada, Yoshitaka Asama|
Tora-san's family's neighbor, Akemi, who had been married in Marriage Counselor Tora-san (1984), runs away from her husband, who is only interested in work. Tora-san follows her to Shikinejima, and attempts to bring her back to her home. In doing so he encounters a school-reunion group who are traveling to meet their elementary school teacher, which is a reference to the film Twenty-Four Eyes by Keisuke Kinoshita. Tora-san joins them and falls in love with the teacher.