About the film
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Sisters of the Gion
Release Date: October 15, 1936
|Production Companies||:||Daiichi Eiga|
|Writers||:||Kenji Mizoguchi, Yoshikata Yoda, Aleksandr Kuprin|
Umekichi, a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto, feels obliged to help her lover Furusawa when he asks to stay with her after becoming bankrupt and leaving his wife. However her younger sister Omocha tells her she is wasting her time and money on a loser. She thinks that they should both find wealthy patrons to support them. Omocha therefore tries various schemes to get rid of Furusawa, and set themselves up with better patrons.