A Geisha ★★★ Gion Bayashi; Gion Festival Music 1953
Miyoharu (Kogure) is a passive elderly geisha who agrees to train the naive young Eiko (Wakao) in her new role. But Eiko discovers her romantic no tions of the geisha life are far from it's mo dern reality. Poignant look at the changing status of the geisha in Japan after WWII and the country's social upheavals. In Japanese with English subtitles. 86m/B VHS . JP Michiyo Kogure, Ayako Wakao, Seizaburo Kawazu, Chieko Naniwa, Eitaro Shindo; D: Kenji Mizoguchi; W: Yoshikata Yoda; M: Ichiro Saito.