Gender roles within the Hirata household are the subject of the third instalment in Yoji Yamada’s surprisingly durable family comedy series. What a Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life sees daughter-in-law and pivotal homemaker Fumie (Yui Natsukawa) up sticks and abandon the family when her efforts are called into question. What follows is a typically farcical chain of events, as three generations of Hiratas scramble to keep their lives on track.
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