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Memoirs of a Geisha

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Original title
Memoirs of a Geisha
Running time
145 min.
United States United States
Robin Swicord (Novel: Arthur Golden)
John Williams
Dion Beebe
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Columbia Pictures / DreamWorks SKG / Spyglass Entertainment / Amblin Entertainment
Romance. Drama | Romantic Drama
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the internationally acclaimed best-selling novel by Arthur Golden. In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
2005: 3 Academy Awards: Best Cinematography, Costume Design, Art Direction. 6 Nomin.
2005: Golden Globes: Best Original Soundtrack. 2 Nominations
2005: 3 BAFTA Awards: Best Music, Cinematography and Costume Design. 6 Nominations
2005: National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actress (Gong Li)
2005: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Bess Actress (Zhang Ziyi)
2005: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Composer (Williams). 3 Nominations
2005: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Zhang Ziyi)
2005: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Original Score
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