Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1999)

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 43mins.
Genres Adaptation, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Hideyuki Takai Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Koki Mitani Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Koichi Murakami Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Kanjiro Sakura Producer n/a 3 3000004
Hisao Masuda Producer n/a 3 3000002
Takashi Ishihara Producer n/a 3 3000003
Koki Mitani Play as Source Material ("Radio no jikan" (Radio Time)) 120972 4000002
Kenji Takama Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Tomio Ogawa Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Tetsuo Segawa Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Takayuki Hattori Music n/a 120781 8000001
Hirohide Abe Editor n/a 172 7000001
Junichi Tozawa Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Chiaki Matsushita Producer n/a 3 3000001
Koki Mitani Director n/a 2 2000001
Shiro Hamiki Actor Suguru Hosaka 1 1000006
Yasukiyo Umeno Actor Furukawa 1 1000007
Takehiko Ono Actor Ben Noda 1 1000005
Keiko Toda Actor Nokko Senbon 1 1000004
Kyoka Suzuki Actor Miyako Suzuki 1 1000002
Masahiko Nishimura Actor Ushijima 1 1000003
Jun Inoue Actor Hiromitsu 1 1000008
Yoshimasa Kondo Actor Miyako's Husband 1 1000009
Toshiyuki Hosokawa Actor Hamamura Jo 1 1000013
Ken Watanabe Actor Truck Driver 1 1000014
Akira Fuse Actor Horinouchi 1 1000012
Moro Morooka Actor Bucky 1 1000011
Hiromasa Taguchi Actor Tatsumi 1 1000010
Toshiaki Karasawa Actor Kudo 1 1000001
At a Tokyo radio station, a woman, Miyako, has submitted the winning entry in a radio play writing contest. "A Woman of Fate" its called, a sentimental melodrama to be directed by Kudo in a calm and professional manner. However, everyone else is nervous and when the temperamental lead actress decides to change her character's name from Risuko to Mary Jane and from a house-wife to a careerist lawyer, things being to spin out of control. As the night wears on, the play turns into a disaster thriller with a breaking dam and lost spaceships, while the author freaks out and the cast struggles gamely to keep the play afloat.