YAMASHITA (Taro), THOMPSON-GORRY (Kate)
TROISIEME OEIL PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
Mohei Honda is one of Japan's most innovative tea masters. He experiments, purifies and reinvents the ancient art of tea, which he presents as a perfect antidote to the frenzy of today's world.
Through the personal quest of this young, determined and visionary tea master, a whole generation takes shape, trying to build another Japanese society that could reconcile ancestral values and the modern world, where man and nature would have their full place. Mohei does not intend to stop at the Shizuoka region, at the foot of Mount Fuji, he also travels the country in a "tea truck" with, as his ultimate destination, the conquest of the Tokyoites...