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A Geisha
also called "Gion Festival Music" and has one more synonym

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  1. is a 1953 Japanese film directed by Kenji Mizoguchi centred around life in post-war Gion (Kyoto) through the relationship between an established geisha, Miyoharu, and teenaged Eiko, who pleads with Miyoharu to take her on as an apprentice, or maiko

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  2. secured the 1954 Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Supporting Actor, awarded to Eitarô Shindô for his portrayal of Eiko's father, and for Best Supporting Actress, awarded to Chieko Naniwa for her role as Okimi

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  3. The film is based on the novel by Matsutarô Kawaguchi, who also produced the screenplay

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  4. Sixteen-year-old Eiko, carrying a bundle of her possessions, walks down the streets of Gion in search of the okiya run by the geisha Miyoharu

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  5. One of Mizoguchi's post-war films, Gion Bayashi is a scathing account of the difficulties suffered by geisha and prostitutes in maintaining and balancing their dignity, livelihood, and personal rights

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