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2014

Maiko wa lady

Lady Maiko

舞妓はレディ

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

(c)2014 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Dentsu, The Kyoto Shimbun, Kyoto Broadcasting System, Altamira Pictures

Release Date
September, 13th, 2014
Running Time
135 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP,Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Fuji Television Network, TOHO, Kansai Telecasting, DENTSU, The Kyoto Shimbun, KBS, ALTAMIRA PICTURES

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Story ]

A movie based on a concept by Shall We Dance? director Suo Masayuki that was twenty years in the making. It vividly depicts a young woman's struggle to become a maiko (apprentice geisha), with colorful visuals and song and dance routines.
Haruko (Kamishiraishi Mone) aspires to become a maiko, and makes her way to Shimohachiken, a geisha quarter in Kyoto. She is accepted for an apprenticeship through the auspices of Kyono (Hasegawa Hiroki), a linguistic scholar who is intrigued by her thick Kagoshima and Tsugaru dialect, and trains furiously to become a fully-fledged maiko.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.maiko-lady.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2014 Tokyo International Film Festival, Special Program
2014 Shanghai International Film Festival
2014 Taoyuan International Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

PONY CANYON INC.
1-5-17 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8487
tel: +81 3 6230 9710
fax: +81 3 6230 9755
E-mail: intl@ponycanyon.co.jp
http://www.ponycanyon.co.jp/intl

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