BBC Geisha Girl Documentary 2005

Published on January 2, 2015

Documentary following 15-year-old Yukina as she leaves home and moves to Kyoto to embark on the arduous training needed to become a geisha.

The profession has always been shrouded in controversy, with some believing geisha are little more than high-class prostitutes. At such a young age, does Yukina really understand what this ancient profession has in store for her?

If you want to find more about her legacy, check out the following link:

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