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What a Wonderful Family!
What a Wonderful Family! - Kazoku wa tsurai yo (2016)

director: Yôji Yamada

composer: Joe Hisaishi
With: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, a.o.

duration: 108 minutes


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Film Fest Gent - What a Wonderful Family!

"Unsurprisingly, the film comes down resolutely on the side of preserving the family status quo, but strong performances, a quirky score from Joe Hisaishi, and a smattering of genuinely funny vignettes raise it above TV melodrama." (South China Morning Post)

See also 'Nagasaki: Memories of my Son' by Yôji Yamada

BENTO BOX LUNCH
Film Fest Gent offers the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Japanese-style lunch in a bento box (fish and meat) before the 16 Oct screening (collect your bento box in Studio Skoop Café). Be quick - only 60 lunch boxes per screening!
Lunch: €15 (without film ticket) - CLICK HERE to order your Bento Box

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Credits

director: Yôji Yamada
screenplay: Yôji Yamada, Emiko Hiramatsu
producer: Hiroshi Fukazawa
composer: Joe Hisaishi
Editor: Iwao Ishii
Cinematography: Shinji Chikamori

production company: Shochiku Company

More info

dialogue: Japanese
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Japan
year: 2016

Filmography

YÔJI YAMADA: Nikai no tanin (1961), Shitamachi no taiyô (1963), Baka marudashi (1964), Baka ga tanku de yatte kuru (1964), Iikagen baka (1964), Kiri no hata (1965), Un ga yokerya (1966), Ai no Sanka (1967), Kigeki: Ippatsu shôbu (1967), Ippatsu daiboken (1968), Fukeba tobuyona otokodaga (1968), Kigeki ippatsu dai hisshou (1969), Tora-San's Cherished Mother (1969), Am I Trying (1969), Where Spring Comes Late (1970), Tora-san's Runaway (1970), Tora-san's Shattered Romance (1971), Tora-san's Love Call (1971), Tora-san, the Good Samaritan (1971), Home from the Sea (1972), Tora-san's Dream-Come-True (1972), Tora-san's Dear Old Home (1972), Tora-san's Forget Me Not (1973), Tora-san Loves an Artist (1973), Tokyo do mannaka (1974), Tora-san's Lovesick (1974), Tora-san's Lullaby (1974), The Village (1975), Tora-san, the Intellectual (1975), Tora-san's Rise and Fall (1975), Tora's Pure Love (1976), Tora-san's Sunrise and Sunset (1976), Tora-san Plays Cupid (1977), The Yellow Handkerchief (1977), Tora-san Meets His Lordship (1977), Stage-struck Tora-san (1978), Talk of the Town Tora-san (1978), Tora-san, the Matchmaker (1979), Tora-san's Dream of Spring (1979), A Distant Cry from Spring (1980), Tora's Tropical Fever (1980), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro kamome uta (1980), Tora-san's Love in Osaka (1981), Tora-san's Promise (1981), Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san (1982), Tora-san, the Expert (1982), Natsukashii furaibo (1983), Tora-san's Song of Love (1983), Tora-san Goes Religious? (1983), Marriage Counselor Tora-san (1984), Tora-san's Forbidden Love (1984), Tora-san, the Go-between (1985), Tora-san's Island Encounter (1985), Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies (1986), Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy (1986), Tora-san Plays Daddy (1987), Tora-san Goes North (1987), Hope and Pain (1988), Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial (1988), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro kokoro no tabiji (1989), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Boku no ojisan (1989), Tora-san Takes a Vacation (1990), Tora-san Confesses (1991), Musuko (1991), Tora-San Makes Excuses (1992), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro no endan (1993), A Class to Remember (1993), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Haikei, Kuruma Torajiro sama (1994), Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro kurenai no hana (1995), Gakko II (1996), Niji o tsukamu otoko (1996), Gakko III (1998), A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen (2000), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Hidden Blade (2004), Love and Honour (2006), Shinema kabuki: Renjishi (2008), Shinema kabuki: Rakuda (2008), Kabei: Our Mother (2008), About Her Brother (2010), Kyoto Story (2010), Tokyo Family (2013), The Little House (2014), Living with My Mother (2015), What a Wonderful Family! (2016).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Yôji Yamada

2016:Nagasaki: Memories of my Son
1989:Hope and Pain

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