วันพฤหัสบดีที่ 19 พฤศจิกายน พ.ศ. 2552
memoirs of a geisha (2005)
In 1929 an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo from a fishing village 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 of Hatsumomo, until she is rescued by and taken under the wing of 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. As World War II looms Japan and the geisha's world are forever changed by the onslaught of history.
# Sayuri's Other Journey: From the Novel to the Screen Â– Novelist Arthur Golden and the filmmakers discuss the 8-year journey of turning the best-selling book into an award winning film.
# The Road to Japan - the filmmakers travel to Japan to experience the places in Kyoto that are featured in the book and discuss the challenges of shooting in some of JapanÂ’s most sacred locations.
# Geisha Bootcamp - A behind the scenes look at how the actresses learned the art of becoming geisha.
# Building the Hanamachi - Recreating the entire village of old Kyoto in a pasture in Southern California.
# The Look of a Geisha Â–The most famous Geisha were considered to be the supermodels of their time, learn the ancient secrets and modern twists to creating their hair, makeup and wardrobe for the film.
# The Music of "Memoirs" Â– John Williams, Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman discuss the creative process of composing the Golden GlobeÂ® winning score.
# A GeishaÂ’s Dance - We'll follow the entire process of staging these dances, from research into authentic geisha dance (illustrated with the archival footage that served as inspiration) through conception, casting sessions, rehearsals, on-the-set rehearsals, filming, and the final version in the movie.
# The World of the Geisha Â– A look at the history of this secret world, from its ancient origins up to the geisha of today.
# The Way of the Sumo Â– Explore the fascinating history of this ancient sport and meet some of todayÂ’s Sumo Wrestling champions.
# Rob Marshall Â– An in-depth look at Director Rob Marshall
# A Day with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa Â– World-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa discusses his role in Memoirs and shares some of his favorite recipes.