Silk
Director: François Girard

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A 19th century silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler travels from his home in France to Japan. He must find a new supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out the supply of African silkworms in his town. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.


Writers: Alessandro Baricco (novel), François Girard (screenplay)
Stars: Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley and Kôji Yakusho

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