• Release Date: December 9, 2005
  • Run Time: 2 hr 16 min
  • Rating: PG-13 - mature subject matter and some sexual content
  • Cast: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh
  • Director: Rob Marshall
  • Genre: Drama, Romance

Synopsis: A nine-year-old girl, Chiyo, is sold into the slavery of a Geisha house in 1929. She is mistreated and abused by the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo who becomes jealous of her dazzling beauty. Eventually rescued by Hatsumomo's rival Mameha, Chiyo is tutored in the geisha arts becoming the famed geisha Sayuri. However, her life of privilege and wealth becomes threatened by the presence of World War II, an event that will change the world of the geisha and Japan forever.