Memoirs of a geisha
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Published
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006].
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content.
Status
Thompson Lane - Adult Movie
DVD 791.43 M5333g
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (145 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
1424807824, 9781424807826
UPC
043396142411

Notes

General Note
Closed captioned.
General Note
Based on the novel by Arthur Golden.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Participants/Performers
Ziyi Zhang, Suzuka Ohgo, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Watanabe, Togo Igawa, Mako, Samantha Futerman, Elizabeth Sung, Thomas Ikeda, Li Gong, Tsai Chin.
Description
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
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles.
Awards
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best original score - Motion Picture (John Williams)
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Marshall, R., Zhang, Z., Ohgo, S., Yeoh, M., Watanabe, K., Igawa, T., Beebe, D., Williams, J., & Golden, A. (2006). Memoirs of a geisha. Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rob. Marshall et al.. 2006. Memoirs of a Geisha. Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rob. Marshall et al., Memoirs of a Geisha. Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Marshall, Rob., et al. Memoirs of a Geisha. Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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