A husband and wife have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that she wants a divorce. The wife's divorce announcement sends the entire family into chaos.

  1. Yôji Yamada

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Isao Hashizume

    Isao Hashizume

    Shuzo Hirata

  2. Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Tomiko Hirata

  3. Masahiko Nishimura

    Masahiko Nishimura

    Konosuke Hirata

  4. Yui Natsukawa

    Yui Natsukawa

    Fumie Hirata

  5. Shozo Hayashiya

    Shozo Hayashiya

    Taizo Kanai

Full Cast & Crew

What a Wonderful Family!
What a Wonderful Family!



Original Title 家族はつらいよ

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 16, 2016


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget -

Revenue -



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