A woman's place

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Journey into Japan”.
Examines how geishas are trained in song, dance, and sophisticated conversation, and how they still reign supreme as Japan’s most prestigious entertainers, as compared to women who work in clubs and bars. Geishas are employed for important functions. The program also takes a very general look at the state of women in Japan today.

Credits

producer

Chris McCullough

production company

Australia-Japan Foundation

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Journey into Japan

Group of items

Journey into Japan

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38216

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geishas - Japan

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Japan - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tokyo (Japan)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Japan

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Geishas - Japan

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Japan

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Japan

Places → Tokyo (Japan)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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