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Adapted from the bestselling Japanese autobiography of the same title, this gentle coming-of-age drama concerns an adolescent boy, Boku - Masaya, torn between the inherited recklessness of his father Oton and the inherited responsibility, wisdom and emotional strength of his mother Okan. Following a period of intensely rebellious behavior, Boku learns that his mom has contracted cancer; suddenly, his mother comes to live with him in Tokyo the entire emotional landscape of his life is altered.

  1. Lily Franky

    Writer

  2. Joji Matsuoka

    Director

  3. Suzuki Matsuo

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joe Odagiri

    Joe Odagiri

    Boku

  2. Kirin Kiki

    Kirin Kiki

    Okan

  3. Yayako Uchida

    Okan (young)

  4. Takako Matsu

    Takako Matsu

    Mizue

  5. Kaoru Kobayashi

    Kaoru Kobayashi

    Oton

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Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

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Original Title 東京タワー オカンとボクと、時々、オトン

Status Released

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  • April 14, 2007
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 22m

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