Nitta sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of japans most celebrated geisha. Memoirs of a geisha is a 2005 american epic drama film based on the 1997 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, 2005 by columbia pictures and dreamworks pictures, with the latter receiving studio credit only. Memoirs of a geisha is a historical fiction novel by american author arthur golden, published in 1997. The novel, told in first person perspective, tells the story of a fictional geisha working in kyoto, japan, before, during and after world war ii and ends with her being relocated to new york city. trailer for the 2005 movie memoirs of a geisha, starring zhang ziyi, gong li, ken watanabe and michelle yeoh. memoirs of a geisha is an american novel, and as such the attempt at west does east, especially on the complex and delicate subject of the geisha, is compelling, interesting, but also heavy-handed and ultimately ineffective (even more so in the case of the film). It is a wonderful introduction to geisha, japanese culture, and the east for the uninitiated western reader, and i can see why the. memoirs of a geisha (2005) full movie online free no download memoirs of a geisha (2005) full movie online free hd memoirs of a geisha (2005) full movie online gorillavid. Probably the only weak point of the film is the casting of two chinese actresses in the role of the leads, michelle yeoh and ziyi zhang. memoirs of a geisha is a 2005 american epic drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name, produced by steven spielbergs amblin entertainment and.