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Ask This of Rikyu

利休にたずねよ | Rikyû ni tazuneyo

Directed by Mitsutoshi Tanaka
Japan, 2013
Drama, History

Synopsis

Sen no Rikyu is the son of a fish shop owner. He then studies tea and eventually becomes one of the primary influences upon the Japanese tea ceremony. With his elegant esthetics, Sen no Rikyu is favored by the most powerful man in Japan Toyotomi Hideyoshi and becomes one of his closest advisors.

Synopsis

Sen no Rikyu is the son of a fish shop owner. He then studies tea and eventually becomes one of the primary influences upon the Japanese tea ceremony. With his elegant esthetics, Sen no Rikyu is favored by the most powerful man in Japan Toyotomi Hideyoshi and becomes one of his closest advisors.

Ask This of RikyuDirected byMitsutoshi Tanaka

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Awards & Festivals

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Montréal World Film Festival
2013 | Winner: Best Artistic Contribution
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
2013 | Nominee: Best Music
Awards of the Japanese Academy
2014 | Winner: Best Art Direction
2014 | 8 nominations including: Best Film

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