2 quite different films (from 1936 and 1953) set in Gion,
the Geisha quarter in Kyoto, both made by Japanese director
www.imdb.com/title/tt0027672/ (from 1936)
www.imdb.com/title/tt0045814/ (from 1953)
The BBC documentary (2005) shows the daily life of an young woman
who aspires to become a geisha/geiko after years of training.