The story of Yukina, a 15 year old girl from Kaneyama, who moves to Kyoto to become a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) and one day a Geiko (full Geisha). We see her trials, what life can be like for hopefuls. Kikuyu became full Geisha (Erikae) fall 2009. But alas it seems she has recently retired :-/
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BBC Geisha Girl (2005) Video below - click to watch The story of Yukina, a 15 year old girl...