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American Geisha (1986)

On a trip to Japan, an American student watches the lives of the Geishas in a tea house.

Director:

Lee Philips
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pam Dawber ... Gillian Burke
Richard Narita ... Kangoro
Stephanie Faracy ... Katy
Robert Ito ... Mr. Hashimoto
Beulah Quo Beulah Quo ... Kangoro's Mother
June Angela ... Kohana
Takayo Fischer ... Okasan
Emily Kuroda ... Kikusen
Lily Mariye ... Shizue
Dorothy McGuire ... Ann Suzuki
Randy DeVol Randy DeVol ... Tomio
Charles Roche Charles Roche ... Peter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clare Torao ... Yoshiko (as Claire Nono)
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On a trip to Japan, an American student watches the lives of the Geishas in a tea house.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Geisha Blonde See more »

Filming Locations:

Kyoto, Japan See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One of the very best movies I've ever seen
7 November 2000 | by linda-96See all my reviews

I am disabled and when you are disabled, at times, you are depressed. American Geisha, fortunately, has been aired on my Satellite stations often and whenever I watch it, it lifts my spirits. I only wish I was young again and could experience an experience as Gillian Burke did. What an honor was bestowed on her by allowing her to become a Geisha. I only wish I could let Pam Dawber know how much this movie has done for me and I continue to watch it as often as it comes on.

Thank you Pam for making such an awesome, wonderful, true story movie.


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