Memoirs of a Geisha is a novel by Arthur Golden published in The novel tells the story of a geisha working in Kyoto during World War II. It is also the name of the film based on the book, and directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Zhang Ziyi.
A Shieldmaiden was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga and in Gesta Danorum. Shieldmaidens also appear in stories of other Germanic nations:.
Julie & Julia on DVD December 2009 starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Mary Lynn Rajskub. A woman verging on thirty and frustrated in a temp secretary job takes on a yearlong culinary quest: cook all 524 recipes in Julia Child's &
Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Directed by Sharon Maguire. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones. A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Ever After: A Cinderella Story - Director: Andy Tennant Stars: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott The "real" story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale. Loved this movie!