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Memoirs of a Geisha (Sayuri) (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha
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Suzuka Ohgo Suzuka Ohgo
Chiyo
Togo Igawa Togo Igawa
Tanaka
Mako Mako
Sakamoto
Elizabeth Sung Elizabeth Sung
Sakamoto's Wife
Thomas Ikeda Thomas Ikeda
Mr. Bekku
Li Gong Li Gong
Hatsumomo
Tsai Chin Tsai Chin
Auntie


Written by
Robin Swicord Robin Swicord
(screenplay)
Arthur Golden Arthur Golden
(book)


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Geisha is an artist of the floating World.

7 years, 5 months ago at Jan 23 19:19
10 votes
''She paints her face to hide her face. Her eyes are deep water. It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world. She dances, she sings. She entertains you, whatever you want. The rest is shadows, the rest is secret.''

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated gei... read more

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5 years, 3 months ago at Mar 12 17:03
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Some actors are good, nice cinematography, romantic story - but full of historical errors, especially in the costumes, make up and hairstyles - mistakes even me, only a Finnish geisha and kimono enthusiastic like me, notices immediately, and probably every Japanese person. The geishas in this movie not wearing kimonos and traditional wareshinobu and katsura hairstyles accordingly to their position... read more

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5 years, 1 month ago at May 15 15:25
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I'm pretty disappointed to this movie cause i loved the book. Especially the fact that all actors are speaking bad English. It took the all exoticism away and it was pretty painful to listen to. (Even i know that the director is American.)I wish that spoken language could be Japanese but there was other failed things too. I don't mean that the movie should be the same as the book but the screenpla... read more
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Description: Memoirs of a Geisha is a 2005 film adaptation of the novel of the same name, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and Spyglass Entertainment and by Douglas Wick's Red Wagon Productions. The picture was directed by Rob Marshall and was released in the United States on December 9, 2005 by Columbia Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures. It stars Zhang Ziyi, Ken Watanabe, Gong Li, Michelle Yeoh, Youki Kudoh, and Suzuka Ohgo. Ohgo plays the younger Sayuri in the movie, which was filmed in southern and northern California and in several locations in Kyoto, including the Kiyomizu temple and the Fushimi Inari shrine, the last ... (more)
Release date: 23 December 2005
Tags: Drama (41), Romance (32), Japan (24), 2005 (16), Geisha (16), Historical (13), 2000s (12), (10), Based On Novel (9), WWII (6), Prostitution (6), Based On Book (5), Japanese (5), Rivalry (5), Book Adaptation (4), Jealousy (4), Betrayal (4), World War II (3), Child Nudity (2), Post War Japan (2)
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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: Memoirs of a Geisha PUBLISHED FORMAT: novel AUTHOR/CREATOR: Arthur Golden ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 1997 HAVE I READ: No NOTES: N/A "


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