Memoirs of a Geisha
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genres: Drama, romance
Under 12 not recommended Under 12 not recommended
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In 1929 an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo from a fishing village is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. Her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo, until she is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic and social skills a geisha must master in order to survive in her society. As a renowned geisha she enters a society of wealth, privilege, and political intrigue. As World War II looms Japan and the geisha's world are forever changed by the onslaught of history.

Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Koji Yakusho, Kaori Momoi

Directed by Rob Marshall

English language with latvian and russian subtitles.

Release Date: 17.02.2006
Length: 2h 24 min
Production company: Columbia Pictures
Distributor: Acme Film SIA
 

 

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