Anna Ahmed

Class of 2009


  • Facts of a geisha

    Can any movie do justice to the book it is based on? While Hollywood script-writers seem to have a hard time following books’ storylines accurately, the movie Memoirs of a Geisha, based on the novel by Arthur Golden, comes pretty close. Set in the heart of the Gion district of Japan, in Kyoto, the movie is able to capture the essence of Japan in the 1930s. Rob Marshall, a Carnegie Mellon Universit...

    Pillbox | January 30, 2006