Welcome Back Mr. McDonald
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Noted television screenwriter and founder of the acclaimed theatrical group Tokyo Sunshine Boys, Koki Mitani makes his directorial debut with this wickedly funny look at a live radio broadcast gone horribly wrong. As a part of a PR stunt, a Tokyo radio station holds an amateur screenwriting contest and the winner (and only contestant) is a meek and guileless housewife named Miyako (Kyoka Suzuki) who spun a sincere little melodrama about a marriage falling apart. At first, everything seems like a dream -- the show's high-strung producer Ushijima (Masahiko Nishimura) is calling Miyako by the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. McDonald is a loving tribute to the magic of storytelling that's warm, huggable, overflowing with wonder and charm."
‑ David Cornelius, eFilmCritic.com
"Even if it doesn't generate many laughs, it's good-spirited tone will put a smile in your heart, and its rousing ending will likely have you applauding."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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