For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

The Geisha House

Omocha

Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Japan, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

Young Tokiko works at a geisha house as a maid, waiting for her maiko practice (apprenticeship of geisha) to begin. The movie depicts detailed lifestyle of geishas at that time, showing their rules, loves, beauties and humanities.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Geisha House Directed by Kinji Fukasaku

Awards & Festivals

Tokyo International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Best Actress Award

Kinema Junpo Awards

2000 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2000 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

2000 | 8 nominations including: Best Director