|Tamao Nakamura||Woman wearing glasses|
|Yasuko Tomita||Information clerk of department store|
|David Ogden Stiers||Narrator|
The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little conflicts, problems and joys in their own way.