Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006, c2005
2-disc widescreen special edDescription:
2 videodiscs (ca. 145 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Based on the novel by Arthur Golden
Ziyi Zhang, Suzuka Ohgo, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Watanabe, Togo Igawa, Mako, Samantha Futerman, Elizabeth Sung, Thomas Ikeda, Li Gong, Tsai Chin
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
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content
DVD ; region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
In English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles
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