PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.
About your kimono...
Mameha: There's no need to apoligize. I'm not foolish. Hatsumomo cannot tolerate competition.
Sayuri Nitta: She is jealous of you?
Mameha: Not me I'm afraid. Someone closer to home.
When Hatsumomo and Pumpkin are leaving on the night of Pumpkin's debut, neither Mother nor Auntie spark flint on their backs. A Geisha would never leave her okiya without this act being performed as it was believed it brought good luck.
$682,504 (USA) (11 December 2005)