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LADY MAIKO

舞妓はレディ

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Synopsis

Haruko 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, a linguistic scholar who is intrigued by her thick Kagoshima and Tsugaru dialect, and trains furiously to become a fully-fledged maiko.

Details

Year 2014
Runtime 135 min
Language Japanese
Subtitles English
Genre Musical, Comedy
Director SUO Masayuki
Cast KAMISHIRAISHI Mone
HASEGAWA Hiroki
FUJI Sumiko
Awards 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival, Special Program
2014 Shanghai International Film Festival

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