Once the longest-running film series with the same actor in the lead role (according to Guinness), Japan's popular "Otoko Wa Tsurai Yo" seriocomedies began with "Am I Trying" (1969), in which star Kiyoshi Atsumi made his stunning debut as Tora-San, a traveling salesman who's a hilarious hybrid of Chaplin, Jerry Lewis, and Red Skelton. Chieko Baisho, Chishu Ryu co-star. AKA: "Tora-San Our Lovable Tramp." His travels and unlucky romances are continued in "So Sad Is Man" (1969), "Tora-San, His Tender Love" (1970), and "Tora-San's Grand Scheme" (1970). 6 hrs. total on four discs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; more. In Japanese with English subtitles.