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Love and the Grand Tug-of-war

Takeshi is shy, 35, and single. His father, Hiroshi, is a carpenter and instructor for the Grand Tug-of-War, and is constantly telling him to get married and take over the family business. One day, he meets Ji-hyun, a Korean medical resident, and gradually the two begin to form a relationship. Meanwhile, his mother declares that she’s old enough to retire, and stops doing both her work and chores, making life difficult for the family. As the biggest event of the year, the Grand Tug-of-War, approaches, Ji-hyun tells him she’s going back to Korea in two weeks. Through the depiction of their love, many other stories of love will be told…

Original Title

大綱引の恋(Ootsuna hiki no koi)


Takahiro Miura (“Angry Rice Wives”)


Kiyoshi Sasabe (“Half a Confession)


©2020 “Love and the Grand Tug-of-war” Film Partners


2021/ Length: 108min/Family, Romance / Release Date: May 7, 2021