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Memoirs of a Geisha


This film, based on the novel by [[Performer~P383482~Arthur Golden~arthurgolden]], unfolds from the perspective of Chiyo ([[Performer~P280898~Zhang Ziyi~zhangziyi]]), a girl who, at the age of nine, is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto in the early 1930s. Here, she learns that becoming a geisha can be the single path to wealth and independence for a woman. The head geisha of her house, however, Hatsumomo ([[Performer~P42289~Gong Li~gongli]]), is bitterly jealous of Chiyo and abuses her at every...more Critics


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