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Certificate 12A
Karl Yune
Ken Watanabe
Ziyi Zhang
Michelle Yeoh
Yonki Kudoh
Gong Li
Koji Yakusho
Rob Marshall
Robin Swicord
Running Time
145 minutes

Memoirs Of A Geisha
The bestselling novel makes it to the screen.

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Memoirs Of A Geisha

Sayuri (Zhang) remembers how she was sold into servitude and misery as a child, trained and moulded by her mentor Mameha (Yeoh) into a celebrated geisha, and sustained against both her rival Hatsumomo’s (Gong) treachery and the vicissitudes of war by her love for a man (Watanabe) she could not have.

A beautiful, exotic and well-acted cultural hybrid, but it’s never as moving as it ought to be.

Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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