Movies about tea?

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Movies about tea?

by purringtons » Jul 20th 15 6:53 am

not sure if i'm at the right board for this (apologies if i'm not!) but does anyone have movie recommendations that are tea-related? i don't mind documentaries but my two favourite ones are both biographical dramas about sen no rikyu - teshigahara's rikyu and kei kumai's death of a tea master :) it would be great to hear what everyone else watches~!

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Re: movies about tea?

by Rui » Jul 20th 15 8:46 am

As you mentioned there are a few movies about Rikyu and Japanese tea ceremony, in Amazon it is sufficient to search for Rikyu.

Otherwise in YouTube there is a huge amount of tea related documentaries which I watch from time to time.

As yet anotehr option TeaDB has many YouTube movies not only reviews on particular types of tea but also on general tea related motives.

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Re: movies about tea?

by Frisbeehead » Jul 20th 15 7:04 pm

I have been digging for good documentaries on tea for a while now, and only recently have I found some that I really enjoy.

CCTV, a Chinese station, produced a bunch of really cool documentaries over the last decade. In particular, the ones I enjoy most are the Ancient Tea Horse Road, Tea Culture of the Wuyi Mountains, and Pu'er Tea - Yunnan.

Here are some links:

Ancient Tea Road: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... _tea_road/

Tea Culture of Wuyi Mountain: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... ndex.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt1): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 4251.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt2): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 3948.shtml

Also, if you use the search bar at the top of the page, you can search for all other sorts of cool documentaries about china. If you spend time digging around the site, you can find endless amounts of awesome documentaries about Chinese culture and history.

Enjoy!!!

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Re: movies about tea?

by purringtons » Jul 20th 15 7:48 pm

Frisbeehead wrote:I have been digging for good documentaries on tea for a while now, and only recently have I found some that I really enjoy.

CCTV, a Chinese station, produced a bunch of really cool documentaries over the last decade. In particular, the ones I enjoy most are the Ancient Tea Horse Road, Tea Culture of the Wuyi Mountains, and Pu'er Tea - Yunnan.

Here are some links:

Ancient Tea Road: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... _tea_road/

Tea Culture of Wuyi Mountain: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... ndex.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt1): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 4251.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt2): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 3948.shtml

Also, if you use the search bar at the top of the page, you can search for all other sorts of cool documentaries about china. If you spend time digging around the site, you can find endless amounts of awesome documentaries about Chinese culture and history.

Enjoy!!!
wow thanks! i've watched two cctv docs on yixing pots and i really enjoyed them! these are gonna be gr8 :lol:

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Re: Movies about tea?

by chamekke » Jul 21st 15 4:40 am

If you're in the mood for something a bit silly, there's always Tea Fight (link is to a streaming version with English subtitles).
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Re: Movies about tea?

by jpo1933 » Jul 21st 15 10:43 pm

^hahah
I've seen some of the other movies and shows mentioned in the thread, but this is the first time I've seen that one. Going to have to check it out!
Kinda surprised to see Teruyuki in it, though. Only seem him in more serious films like Memories of Matsuko : p

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Re: Movies about tea?

by BioHorn » Aug 10th 15 1:37 am

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LcFtwWllT5I

Not a movie, but a TED talk with beatboxing tea ceremony!

Thanks to Tom (Instagram: 2106_ART_LABO)
for providing the link:

http://shuhally.fr/en/tea-ceremony-and-beatboxing/

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Re: movies about tea?

by chrl42 » Aug 12th 15 3:53 am

Frisbeehead wrote:I have been digging for good documentaries on tea for a while now, and only recently have I found some that I really enjoy.

CCTV, a Chinese station, produced a bunch of really cool documentaries over the last decade. In particular, the ones I enjoy most are the Ancient Tea Horse Road, Tea Culture of the Wuyi Mountains, and Pu'er Tea - Yunnan.

Here are some links:

Ancient Tea Road: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... _tea_road/

Tea Culture of Wuyi Mountain: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... ndex.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt1): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 4251.shtml

Pu-erh and Yunnan (pt2): http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 3948.shtml

Also, if you use the search bar at the top of the page, you can search for all other sorts of cool documentaries about china. If you spend time digging around the site, you can find endless amounts of awesome documentaries about Chinese culture and history.

Enjoy!!!
Thanks for the links, am watching Tea Culture of Wuyi Mountain :wink:

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Re: Movies about tea?

by Frisbeehead » Aug 12th 15 5:16 am

Hey guys I updated my list with more docs. I posted it on reddit so I'm just pasting my post here:

Many of them are from CCTV, but there are a few others as well.

The Ancient Tea Horse Road:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... _tea_road/

Tea Culture of the Wuyi Mountains:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/documentary/wuyitea/

Harmonious Yunnan: Tea Mountain:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/storyboa ... 6756.shtml

Pu-erh In Yunnan:
Part 1: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 4251.shtml
Part 2: http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 3948.shtml

China Insight Tea Glorious Tea:
Part 1: http://english.cntv.cn/program/rediscov ... 5262.shtml
Part 2: http://english.cntv.cn/program/rediscov ... 5718.shtml

Tibet Tea:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/rediscov ... 5718.shtml

Travelogue Following the Tea Horse Trail:
Part 1: http://english.cctv.com/program/travelo ... 0887.shtml
Part 2: http://english.cctv.com/program/travelo ... 0767.shtml
Part 3: http://english.cctv.com/program/travelo ... 1078.shtml

China's Historic Towns Yiwu:
http://english.cntv.cn/2014/05/26/VIDE1 ... 4713.shtml

Travelogue Lijian:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/travelog ... 3197.shtml

Along the Coast Yixing:
http://english.cntv.cn/program/document ... 5429.shtml

Yixing Clay Teapots Enriching Chinese Culture:
http://english.cctv.com/program/e_docum ... 0840.shtml

Heritage on Fingertips: Zisha Teapot
https://youtu.be/wnNYjPSLJnA

Travelogue Jingdezhen:
http://english.cctv.com/program/travelo ... 0729.shtml

Begin Japanology - Matcha
http://youtu.be/rVlHOgpQEyY

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Re: Movies about tea?

by chrl42 » Aug 12th 15 6:16 am

Frisbeehead wrote:Hey guys I updated my list with more docs. I posted it on reddit so I'm just pasting my post here:

Many of them are from CCTV, but there are a few others as well.
Just finished watching (Tea Culture of Wuyi Mountain)..

Pretty watchable..I think a highlight was the appearance of 105-year-old Zhang Tian-fu at the end of the episodes. Long live the old man!

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Re: Movies about tea?

by AT333 » Aug 12th 15 7:46 am

I recalled there was a Chinese TV series on tea.it was about a few families growing up in tea plantation and the competition to produce the best tea. I cannot remember the title and has been searching for it for years. Anyone has any recollection will be great. :mrgreen:

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Re: Movies about tea?

by Xote » Mar 8th 16 11:32 pm

What a great thread. Have bookmarked many of these links and will look out for a lot of the other suggestions.

I think any tea-related media can be found on video podcast subscriptions, YouTube (as others have mentioned; I look at documentaries on there, myself), Netflix/Amazon Video/Hulu Plus/etc.