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- Movie: Ask This of Rikyu (English title)
- Romaji: Rikyu ni Tazuneyo
- Japanese: 利休にたずねよ
- Director: Mitsutoshi Tanaka
- Writer: Kenichi Yamamoto (novel), Eriko Komatsu
- Producer: Kazutaka Fukushima, Hidetomo Sugaya
- Cinematographer: Takeshi Hamada
- World Premiere: September 1, 2013 (Montreal World Film Festival)
- Release Date: December 7, 2013
- Runtime: 123 min.
- Genre: Period-16th Century / Drama / Award Winning
- Distributor: Toei
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Sen no Rikyu (Ebizo Ichikawa) is the son of a fish shop owner. Sen no Rikyu 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 (Nao Omori) and becomes one of his closest advisors. Due to conflicts, Toyotomi Hideyoshi then orders Sen no Rikyu to commit seppuku (suicide).
- Based on novel "Rikyu ni Tazuneyo" by Kenichi Yamamoto (published October 25, 2008 by PHP Institute).
- Filming begins November 5, 2012 and shooting will take place in Kyoto and Shiga Prefecture.
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