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Summary:Filmed in collaboration with Arthur Golden, this program captures the geisha mystique while documenting the experiences of two maiko, geisha-in-training. Additional interviews with clients, patrons and others offer insights into contemporary Japanese culture and a profession that is slowly fading away.
Contributor:Bailey, Joanna
Golden, Arthur 1957-
Provider:Optomen Television (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Place of origin – Settlement:Princeton
Geographical subject – Country:Japan
Geographical subject – Settlement:Kyoto
Topical subjects:Geishas -- Japan -- Kyoto
Geishas -- Japan
Women -- Japan -- Social conditions
Kyoto (Japan) -- Social life and customs
Japan -- Social life and customs
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Produced and directed by Joanna Bailey ; an Optomen Television production for Channel Four.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Women's Studies
Films@UM Browse terms:Japan
Women's Studies
Gender Studies
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