Memoirs of a geisha
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies|
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.
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)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Culver City, California :2007
|Other Titles|| Memoirs of a geisha.
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.
Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Koji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Gong Li.
Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, John Myhre ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, John Williams.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content.
In English or French; with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
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).
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; mastered in high definition; Dolby digital 5.1.
Academy Awards, 2005: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction.
Golden Globe Award, Best Original Score, 2005
1 videodisc (approximately 145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.