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Memoirs of a geisha [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; DreamWorks SKG ; Spyglass Entertainment ; Amblin Entertainment ; Red Wagon Productions ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Steven Spielberg, Douglas Wick ; written by Robin Swicord ; directed by Rob Marshall.

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Rockville Public Library DVD "M" 2155/2156 (Text to phone) 34035131635282 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note: Title from container.
Based on the novel by Arthur Golden.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best original score - Motion Picture (John Williams).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; art directors, Patrick M. Sullivan, Jr., Tomas Voth ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; original music score, John Williams ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, John Myhre.
Participant or Performer Note: Ziyi Zhang, Suzuka Ohgo, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Watanabe, Togo Igawa, Mako, Samantha Futerman, Elizabeth Sung, Thomas Ikeda, Li Gong, Tsai Chin.
Summary, etc.: In 1929, an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo 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 in Hatsumomo and she is rescued by 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best original score - Motion Picture (John Williams).
Subject: Geishas Japan Kyoto Drama
Social skills Study and teaching Japan Kyoto Drama
Mentoring Japan Kyoto Drama
Women Conduct of life Drama
Geishas Japan Kyoto Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Romance drama.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Romance -- Feature.
Historical -- Feature.
Historical films.
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