Synopsis: Legendary tea master Sen no Rikyu is faced with his warmongering lord's unrealistic pretensions.
Genre: Drama, History
Director(s): Hiroshi Teshigahara
Production: eRealBiz
  11 wins & 9 nominations.
135 min

Let's be friends.

Come closer.

The others can't see.

Look! It's all gold!


You're going to make a gold tearoom.

Yes, sire.

I did it!

I made tea for the Emperor.

Well done, sire.

You looked really golden.


Here we go!

Stop the bellows.

Soji is intolerable.

Damn, black bowl!

Said you had to appreciate black

before you could know the spirit of tea.



He's a strange one.

Black is gloomy.

Banish Soji!

For the second time, sire?

Second time?

Do you object?

I'm sorry to worry you, but...

I'll stay loyal to my principles.

Sounds like I'm unprincipled.

Everyone trusts you, whatever you say.

This is a good opportunity for me to go.

Where to?

Tea masters should not live on the tea ceremony.

It saddens me to see you do so.

I'm no exception, though.

Black is venerable.

The lord loves gold.


I too see a strange beauty in the gold tearoom.

Staying in it,

I feel as if I were in something large...

immensely large.

That's because you made it yourself.

It is the value of gold that's spoiled it for you.

You're only being compliant.

You always insist on simplicity for the tea room, right?

Aren't the two the same?

That's a contradiction.

Your skin shows you're healthy now.

The breeze at Sakai is so refreshing.

"Everything Lies Before You?"

You put that there?


It looks very nice.

Lord Hideyoshi's wife wants to see a woman

who's famous for her beauty.

Who could that be?

She means you.

What nonsense!

She wants you as her tea-ceremony instructor.

I cannot do that.

Why not try?

I'm interested in womans tea-ceremony, too.

So what did Sogyu buy?

A great amount of ammunition, so I heard.

I've already figured it out

It's a good way

There is a high reputation

of the quality of their weapon

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Genpei Akasegawa

Genpei Akasegawa (赤瀬川 原平, Akasegawa Genpei) was a pseudonym of Japanese artist Katsuhiko Akasegawa (赤瀬川 克彦, Akasegawa Katsuhiko) (March 27, 1937 – October 26, 2014). He used another pen name, Katsuhiko Otsuji (尾辻 克彦, Otsuji Katsuhiko), for literary works. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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