Memoirs of a Geisha

In 1929 an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo from a fishing village 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 of Hatsumomo, until she is rescued by and taken under the wing of 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. As World War II looms Japan and the geisha’s world are forever changed by the onslaught of history.

Memoirs of a Geisha

Title: Memoirs of a Geisha

Release Date: 2005

Genres: Drama, History, Romance

    Directors: Marshall, Rob


  • Ohgo, Suzuka as Chiyo
  • Igawa, Togo as Tanaka
  • Mako as Sakamoto
  • Futerman, Samantha as Satsu
  • Sung, Elizabeth as Sakamoto”s Wife
  • Ikeda, Thomas as Mr. Bekku
  • Gong, Li as Hatsumomo
  • Chin, Tsai as Auntie
  • Momoi, Kaori as Mother
  • Weizenbaum, Zoe as Young Pumpkin
  • Okihiro, David as Shamisen Teacher
  • Tachibana, Miyako as Dance Teacher
  • Kawamura, Kotoko as Granny
  • Yune, Karl as Koichi
  • Yuan, Eugenia as Korin

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