The Secret Life of Geisha

The Secret Life of Geisha
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Liza Dalby Actor Interviewee 1 1000001
Arthur Golden Actor Interviewee 1 1000002
Susan Sarandon Narrator Narration 120790 1000003
Amy Briamonte Executive Producer (A&E) 174 3000001
Alex Lay Assistant Producer n/a 403 3000002
Alex McLeod Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Janice Sutherland Location Manager location director 193 5000001
Lucy Hall Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000002
Jeremy Pollard Photography n/a 120835 6000001
Chris Johnson Editor n/a 172 7000001
James Marshall Editor n/a 172 7000002
Tom Jones On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000003
Glenn Keiles Music n/a 120781 8000001
Ken Chowder Consultant script consultant 120784 12000001
Lisa Dalby Consultant program consultant 120784 12000002
Sarah Strupinski Research researcher 458 12000003
Julian Blake Dubbing Mixer n/a 120923 14000001
Merce Williams Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Alan Barker Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Janina Stamps Production head of production 120824 25000001
Yukiko Shimahara Other coordinator(Japan) 120795 26000001
Synopsis
Documentary about the world of the Japanese geisha. Unattainable by all but the wealthy and powerful, geisha are the ultimate massagers of the male ego. Behind the delicate fan and enigmatic smile can also be found a darker side to the geisha story, including treachery and suicide. The program's narrative unfolds through the stories of a handful of individual geishas.