Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Kiyoshi Atsumi plays Tora-San, a legendary Japanese "everyman" whose seriocomic adventures have been documented in dozens of films. While taking a train trip, the Chaplinesque Tora-San comes to the aid of suicidal businessman Akira Emoto. When the businessman expresses a desire to visit Vienna, Tora-San obligingly goes along with him. Tora-San doesn't enjoy the Austrian city as much as he'd expected, but his visit is brightened by his romance with tour guide Keiko Takeshita. Alas, Tora-San is once more left alone at film's end, though there's always the prospect of new adventures just around the next corner.
bumbler, city, courage, depression, dream, employment, folk-hero, freedom, guide, help, Japan, love, peddler, pressure, recovery [health], romance, social-commentary, success, sympathy, tour-guide, tourist, traveling, vacation, visit