• The Last Geisha Madame Minako: trailer English version

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    This is a documentary film of Madame Minako.
    She was the last geisha in Yoshiwara.

    The Yoshiwara district was the only officially licensed prostitution quarter in the city of Edo (Tokyo), and was home not only to courtesans but also to geisha.

    The cultural traditions that had survived in Yoshiwara since the Edo period continued to live on in the body of the last geisha madame Minako.
    ※ notes: the Edo period 1603-1868

    Ms. Makoto who is a director of this film met her in 2005 and covered closely until 2010.
    This is the only documentary about the geisha of Yoshiwara.

    The Last Geisha Madame Minako the movie trailer
    Directed by Makoto Yasuhara. Music by Madame Minako.

    Available on DVD from Zakka Films and Makoto Office
    September 2014 coming soon

    Screening 4. 7. 8. Nov. 2014 in Lithuania
    with many events
    Japanese Traditional Pop Culture: Daikagura
    Lecture: Prof. Kenji Watanabe
    Exhibition: Japanese traditional shoes, towels, fans and Ukiyo-e
    and so on.

    Organizer: EMBASSY OF JAP
    Producer: makoto office(Makoto Yasuhara)

    Seating capacity is limited. „first come, first serve“ rule. For more information please contact the Embassy of Japan by e-mail

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