World Heritage in Japan Screening Series IV
Director Nobuo Mizuta, 2007 (120 min.)
Japanese with English subtitles
Watch this quirky comedy that takes place in World Heritage site heavy Kyoto about a salary man’s obsession with Maiko (apprentice geisha) that leads to an epic competition with a rival that's always one step ahead. The two try to out-do each other by constantly upgrading their professions. Who ends up winning the heart of the Maiko?
At the start of the film, there will be a short discussion on some of the film locations in Kyoto as well as some insight in to the artistry of Maiko. Find out more by joining us for the screening!