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Directed by Masaharu Take

Japan 2018 105 mins. In Japanese with subtitles

Take (100 Yen Love) directs this caper comedy about an underdog antiques appraiser who, after being tricked by a convincing forgery (and not for the first time), teams up with the forgers to make an exceptionally ambitious forgery himself: the supposed last teacup of Sen No Rikyu, one of the most influential figures in the history of the Japanese tea ceremony.

Genres: Comedy

Appears in: Japanese Currents