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Memoirs of a geisha

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work at a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri.
Additional Information
Subjects Geishas -- Japan -- Kyoto -- Drama.
Social skills -- Study and teaching -- Japan -- Kyoto -- Drama.
Mentoring -- Japan -- Kyoto -- Drama.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Kyoto (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Romance films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Culver City, California :2007
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Memoirs of a geisha.
Contributors Swicord, Robin, screenwriter.
Fisher, Lucy, producer.
Wick, Douglas, producer.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- producer.
Marshall, Rob, director.
Zhang, Ziyi, 1979- actor.
Watanabe, Ken, 1959- actor.
Yeoh, Michelle, 1963- actor.
Yakusho, Kōji, actor.
Kudoh, Youki, 1971- actor.
Momoi, Kaori, actor.
Gong, Li, 1965- actor.
Williams, John, 1932- composer.
Golden, Arthur, 1957- Memoirs of a geisha.
Columbia Pictures, production company.
Dreamworks Pictures, production company.
Spyglass Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Amblin Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Koji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Gong Li.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, John Myhre ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, John Williams.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content.
Language English
In English or French; with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based on the book by Arthur Golden.
Special features: Director Rob Marshall and co-producer John DeLuca audio commentary; production audio commentary (costume designer, production designer, editor).
System Details DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; mastered in high definition; Dolby digital 5.1.
Awards Academy Awards, 2005: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction.
Golden Globe Award, Best Original Score, 2005
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1424846587
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