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Memoirs of a Geisha

As a child Chiyo (Suzuka Ohgoas) is sold to a geisha house. Eventually she grows up to become Sayuri (Ziyi Zhang), the most celebrated and desirable geisha of her time. But such success comes at a very personal price, which is explored in her Memoirs of a Geisha. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 145
Theater Release: 22 Dec 2005
Video Release: 27 Mar 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Memoirs of a Geisha is rated PG-13: for mature subject matter and some sexual content

Cast: Michelle Yeoh
Studio: 2005 Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

"Remember... geisha are not courtesans. And we are not wives. We sell our skills, not our bodies. We create another secret world, a place only of beauty. The… 
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Sex is the central theme in this story of a young girl who is sold… 
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Both Mother and Mameha have goals for Chiyo/Sayuri. Are there really any differences between… 
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