Monday, November 6, 2017

Film Review: Memoirs Of A Geisha by Sophia Cynthia Cabral

Drama, Romance
Release date: November 29, 2005
Companies: Columbia Pictures Corporation, DreamWorks, Spyglass Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, Red Wagon Entertainment
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Suzuka Ohgo, Ziyi Zhang, Yuki Kudo, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh,
Plot: The travel of a 9 year old who’s sold to a geisha house, from poverty to one of the finest geishas.
It is a touching movie from the start, where we know the struggles of Chiyo as a young girl in a world full of wolves, all alone against the unknown. The acting is impressive and the movie feels like a jump in time where we actually kind of can just immerse fully pretty much on the story. The fact that speaks of things we all know all too well, like kindness, evil, revenge, jealousy among others, it one of the best points in the movie. Sometimes what’s left unsaid, sometime what’s left undone is what marks a difference. In a word where you can’t trust anyone but yourself pretty much, it’s a heartwarming story. From nothing, zero, nada, to a good life that’s Chiyo’s journey. -Sophia Cynthia Cabral

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