Welcome Back Mr. McDonald (1999)

Welcome Back Mr. McDonald

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Mousy housewife Miyako has written the prize-winning entry in a contest for radio dramas, with a sappy romance, set in a fishing village. Moments before the show is to go on the air, the lead actress demands a few small changes in the script: Her character's name will be Mary Jane, she'll be a trial lawyer, and the action will be set in New York City. Chaos ensues as the other cast members make their own wholesale changes and the long-suffering Miyako is forced to rewrite instantaneously as the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Koki Mitani
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 18, 2003
Runtime:
Tidepoint Pictures

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Cast


as Miyako Suzuki

as Nokko Senbon

as Ben Noda

as Suguru Hosaka

as Hiromitsu

as Miyako's Husband

as Horinouchi

as Hamamura Jo

as Truck Driver

as Janitor woman
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Critic Reviews for Welcome Back Mr. McDonald

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | September 24, 2008
Variety
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | November 13, 2001
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | November 13, 2001
Village Voice
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Full Review… | November 13, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | November 13, 2001
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Welcome Back Mr. McDonald

A really funny Japanese movie about a radio show, but the actors want their character's name changed, then the setting, then the plot. What will the poor scriptwriter do?

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