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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Ostermyers's rating of the film Rikyu

  2. Lord_Beria's rating of the film Rikyu

  3. AstridIN's rating of the film Rikyu

    "Beauty will save the world"

  4. joey Noodles's rating of the film Rikyu

    Some dodgy performances aside, this is a poetic, elegant, sumptuous, rich, textured and beautiful work from Teshigahara. The storytelling isn't great at times, but Rikyu is a fascinating film nonetheless.

  5. Mugino's rating of the film Rikyu

    The Japanese tea ceremony, calligraphy and Ikebana are all embodiments of Zen Buddhism, much like Teshigahara's beautiful, piercing film. Were it not for Yamazaki's cartoonish portrayal of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, this would be perfection. "Rikyu" deserves the Criterion treatment -- even the sub-standard transfer I saw couldn't diminish the aesthetic elegance found in every frame.