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November 2004
First Look: Memoirs of a Geisha

First Look: Memoirs of a Geisha

Release Date:
Fall 2005
Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Film Genre: Drama
Country: United States
Director: Rob Marshall
Screenwriters: Akiva Goldsman, Ron Bass, and Robin Swicord; based on the novel by Arthur Golden
Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Ken Wantanbe, Gong Li, Michelle Yeoh, Yuki Kudo, Koji Yakusho, Karl Yune, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Synopsis: Based on the novel by Arthur Golden, "Memoirs of a Geisha" is an epic story of love and betrayal set against the broad and rapidly changing social canvas of 20th century Japan. Nine-year old Chiyo, a poor fisherman's daughter, is taken from her family and sold to a geisha house. From her start as a common household maid, she blossoms into one of Kyoto's most renowned geishas, surviving the envy and treachery of the competition.

International Trailer: http://www.movies.co.jp/sayuri/

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