RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 63161553 LA English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English or French subtitles; English closed-captions for the hearing impaired. T1 Memoirs of a geisha A1 Spielberg, Steven,, Wick, Douglas., Fisher, Lucy., Marshall, Rob., Swicord, Robin., Zhang, Ziyi,, Ohgo, Suzuka,, Yeoh, Michelle,, Watanabe, Ken,, Mako,, Beebe, Dion., Williams, John,, Ma, Yo-Yo,, Perlman, Itzhak,, Golden, Arthur,, Columbia Pictures., Dreamworks Pictures., Spyglass Entertainment (Firm), Amblin Entertainment (Firm), Red Wagon Entertainment (Firm), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), PB Sony Pictures Home Entertainment PP Culver City, CA YR 2006 SN 1424807824 9781424807826 AB 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.