The Title “Being A Maiko”
… means being a “Geisha Apprentice”: Women train up to five years to become entertainers. They entertain with their looks, their musical abilities and by having intellectual conversations. Erotism is none of the fields they practise.
… on Youtube suggested the video mentioned above:
As many other commenters I enjoyed the asthetics of the documentary as well as the diligence of stunning Ms. Fukunae-san.
For many Western Women
… nowadays, in the times we are more able to focus on education and independence, being or becoming a servant, respectively an entertainer, isn’t a desirable goal. Therefore the short movie shouldn’t be too relevant.
But the comments below the video prove otherwise.
I believe the reason for this is that the producers visualized something very well: Determination and the grace that comes with it.
“If you decide you want to become something, you have to take the plunge and go straight for it. A person should have one thing they can do with confidence.”
(Quote from Fukunae-san in “Being A Maiko (featuring Fukunae-san at 5:07 minutes)