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The Incredible Truth About Japan's Geishas

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Uploaded on Mar 14, 2008

Geisha (2007): Inside look at Japan's modern-day geishas

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As 'Memoirs of a Geisha' goes on general release, we follow two Geisha apprentices on their training. It's an intriguing glimpse of what goes on behind the painted smiles.

"It's a tougher world than I expected", confides Fakunami. The traditional skills of a Geisha take a lifetime to perfect. As Japan modernises rapidly, this way of life is under attack. Once there were more than 80,000 Geishas; now only a few thousand remain.

ABC Australia - Ref. 1694

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