Note: This movie is fiction and should not be used as a source for knowledge about geisha. This movie and the book based on it, is fiction as well as inaccurate. Please keep this in mind. Memoirs of a Geisha is based off of the novel of the same name. The movie was filmed in southern and northern California and in several locations in Kyoto, including the Kiyomizu temple and the Fushimi Inari shrine.
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Memoirs of a Geisha is a American epic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Golden ,  produced by Steven Spielberg through production companies Amblin Entertainment and Spyglass Entertainment and Douglas Wick through Red Wagon Entertainment. Directed by Rob Marshall ,  the film was released in the United States on December 9, , by Columbia Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures , with the latter receiving studio credit only. The film tells the story of a young Japanese girl, Chiyo Sakamoto, who is sold by her impoverished family to a geisha house okiya in order to support them by training as and eventually becoming a geisha. The film centres around the sacrifices and hardship faced by pre-WW2 geisha, and the challenges posed by the war and a modernizing world to geisha society. Production was split between southern and northern California and a number of locations in Kyoto , including the Kiyomizu temple and the Fushimi Inari shrine.
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Sayuri Nitta : She paints her face to hide her face. Her eyes are deep water. It is not for Geisha to want.
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