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The Resource Memoirs of a geisha, Columbia Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher production ; screenplay by Robin Swicord ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, Steven Speilberg ; directed by Rob Marshall, (Blu-Ray)

Memoirs of a geisha, Columbia Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher production ; screenplay by Robin Swicord ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, Steven Speilberg ; directed by Rob Marshall, (Blu-Ray)

Label
Memoirs of a geisha
Title
Memoirs of a geisha
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher production ; screenplay by Robin Swicord ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, Steven Speilberg ; directed by Rob Marshall
Title variation
Geisha
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
SDE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood
  • Based on the book by Arthur Golden
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rated: PG-13; for mature subject matter and some sexual content
  • CHV rating: PG; not recoommended for yougn children, sexual content
Language note
English (main and special features), French, Thai dialogue with optional English, Korean (main and special features), Chinese (main and special features), French, Portuguese, Spanish (main and special features), Thai (main and special features) subtitles; Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.M466577 2007
PerformerNote
Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Koji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Gong Li
Runtime
145
Technique
live action
Label
Memoirs of a geisha, Columbia Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher production ; screenplay by Robin Swicord ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, Steven Speilberg ; directed by Rob Marshall, (Blu-Ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Blu-ray Disc release of the 2005 film
  • Special features: commentary with Rob Marshall and John Deluca ; commentary with Colleen Atwood, John Myhre and Pietro Scalia ; Sayuri's journey: from the novel to the screen ; The road to Japan ; Geisha bootcamp ; Building the Hanamachi ; The look of a geisha ; The music of "Memoirs" ; A geisha's dance ; The world of the geisha ; The way of the sumo ; Director Rob Marshall's story ; A day with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa ; Chef Nobu's recipes ; Behind the scenes photo gallery ; Costume illustrations photo gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn194319045
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (ca. 145 min.)
Isbn
9781424869275
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396211278
  • 043396227224
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 21127
  • 22722
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)194319045
System details
Blu-ray, all regions ; PCM 5.1 uncompressed (English) and 5.1 (English, French, Thai), stereo (English special features) ; widescreen 2.40:1, 1080p high definition (main feature), standard definition (special features)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Memoirs of a geisha, Columbia Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher production ; screenplay by Robin Swicord ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, Steven Speilberg ; directed by Rob Marshall, (Blu-Ray)
Publication
Note
  • Blu-ray Disc release of the 2005 film
  • Special features: commentary with Rob Marshall and John Deluca ; commentary with Colleen Atwood, John Myhre and Pietro Scalia ; Sayuri's journey: from the novel to the screen ; The road to Japan ; Geisha bootcamp ; Building the Hanamachi ; The look of a geisha ; The music of "Memoirs" ; A geisha's dance ; The world of the geisha ; The way of the sumo ; Director Rob Marshall's story ; A day with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa ; Chef Nobu's recipes ; Behind the scenes photo gallery ; Costume illustrations photo gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn194319045
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (ca. 145 min.)
Isbn
9781424869275
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396211278
  • 043396227224
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 21127
  • 22722
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)194319045
System details
Blu-ray, all regions ; PCM 5.1 uncompressed (English) and 5.1 (English, French, Thai), stereo (English special features) ; widescreen 2.40:1, 1080p high definition (main feature), standard definition (special features)
Video recording format
DVD

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