- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 25 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 28, 2006
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Sony Pictures
- 2-Disc Set
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Bonus Footage: Geisha Bootcamp
- Audio Commentary:
- Colleen Atwood, John Myhre, Pietro Scali - Costume Design, Production Design, Editor
- Rob Marshall and John DeLuca - Director and Co-Producer
- Sayuri's Other Journey: From the Novel to the Screen
- The Road to Japan"
- Building the Hanamachi
- The Look of a Geisha
- The Music of MEMOIRS
- A Geisha's Dance
- The World of a Geisha
- The Way of a Sumo
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 2005 -
Best Cinematography: Dion Beebe
Rolling Stone - 12/15/2005
3 stars out of 5 -- "Zhang is loveliness incarnate. And the great Michelle Yeoh, her co-star in CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, possesses a touching gravity..."
New York Times - 12/09/2005
"The exquisite Ms. Gong looks like a gift that keeps on giving when trussed up in silk, but she and the film come most alive when her hair tumbles down and she sashays about the okiya, stirring the air with her tremulous rage."
Uncut - 02/01/2006
"As beautiful-looking a film as you'll see....Often magical."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2006
"On the evidence of Marshall's film, the geishas are like highly trained birds kept in intricately woven bamboo cages; they are made temporarily fascinating by the skills of the film's true artists -- its troika of fine leading actresses..."
Widescreen Review - 04/01/2006
"Dion Beebe's gorgeous cinematography is delivered with sharp images..."
Based On A Novel |
Theatrical Release |
World War II
- Theatrical Release: December 9, 2005