Memoirs of a geisha [videorecording (DVD)] / based on the novel by Arthur Golden.
Contributor(s): Watanabe, Ken [actor.] | Zhang, Ziyi [actor.] | Marshall, Rob [director.] | Swicord, Robin [writer of screenplay.] | Golden, Arthur [author.] | Roadshow Entertainment (Firm : Australia) | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Inc. (Firm) | Columbia Pictures Industries (Firm).Material type: Visual materialDistributor: [Australia] : Roadshow Entertainment, 2006Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 145 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: Golden, Arthur. Memoirs of a Geisha. Subject(s): Geishas -- Japan -- Drama | Women -- Conduct of life -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Historical films. | Video recordings for the hearing impairedDDC classification: 791.4372
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Director, Rob Marshall ; producers, Steven Spielberg, Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick ; based on the novel by Arthur Golden.
Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, K�oji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi and Gong Li.
The story begins in the years before World War II when a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha, Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man who is out of her reach.
Censorship classification: M. Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. NOTE: Contains sexual references.
Region 4., PAL., dolby digital 5.1., dolby audio 2.0., widescreen 16:9., letterbox 2.40:1.
In English. Sub-titles: English for the hearing impaired.