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Rikyu
Rikyū

Author: 松竹映画 ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay by Genpei Akasegawa, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producers, Yoshisuke Mae, Hiroshi Morie. 勅使河原宏. 三國連太郎, 山崎努, ; ; Hiroshi TeshigaharaGenpei AkasegawaYoshisuki MaeHiroshi Morie; et al; All authors
Publisher: Washington, DC : Capitol Home Video, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : JapaneseView all editions and formats
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The story of Sen-no Rikyu, a Buddhist priest, who four centuries ago brought the art of the tea ceremony to perfection. Living in one of the most turbulent moments in Japanese history, Rikyu gained unexpected political influence as the confidant and cultural mentor to the powerful warlord, Hideyoshi Toyotomi. The film illustrates the classic struggle between art and politics and between the impulse to create and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Foreign language films
Motion pictures, Japanese
Drama
Named Person: Rikyū Sen; Hideyoshi Toyotomi; Yaeko Nogami
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 松竹映画 ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay by Genpei Akasegawa, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producers, Yoshisuke Mae, Hiroshi Morie. 勅使河原宏. 三國連太郎, 山崎努, ; ; Hiroshi Teshigahara; Genpei Akasegawa; Yoshisuki Mae; Hiroshi Morie; Rentarō Mikuni; Tsutomu Yamazaki; Yaeko Nogami; Teshigahara Purodakushon.; Capitol Home Video (Firm); Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.; et al
OCLC Number: 25622423
Language Note: Subtitled in English.
Notes: A Shochiku presentation.
Based on the novel by Yaeko Nogami.
Originally released as motion picture in 1989.
Credits: Photographer, Fujiro Morita ; film editor, Toshio Taniguchi ; music, Toru Takemitsu ; consultants, Ryuji Matsui, Atsushi Okumoto.
Cast: Rentaro Mikuni, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yoshiko Mita, Kyoko Kishida, Tanie Kitabayashi, Sayoko Yamaguchi, Ryo Tamura.
Awards: Award of the Japanese Academy, 1990: Best Actor (Rentaro Mikuni), Best Art Direction, Best Music Score
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: a co-production by Teshigahara Production, Inc. ... [et al.] ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; screenplay by Genpei Akasegawa, Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producers, Yoshisuke Mae, Hiroshi Morie.

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The story of Sen-no Rikyu, a Buddhist priest, who four centuries ago brought the art of the tea ceremony to perfection. Living in one of the most turbulent moments in Japanese history, Rikyu gained unexpected political influence as the confidant and cultural mentor to the powerful warlord, Hideyoshi Toyotomi. The film illustrates the classic struggle between art and politics and between the impulse to create and the impulse to destroy.

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