Silk

Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without spe...

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Corporate Authors: Asumikku Ēsu Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha., New Line Home Entertainment (Firm), Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Fichman, Niv., Luque, Nadine., Procacci, Domenico, 1960-, Sakai, Sonoko., Girard, François, 1963-, Golding, Michael., Ashina, Sei., Pitt, Michael, 1981-, Bertorelli, Toni., Knightley, Keira, 1985-, Welsh, Kenneth., Burns, Martha., Molina, Alfred, 1953-, Cecchi, Carlo, 1939-, Stampone, Chiara., Baricco, Alessandro, 1958-
Language:English
Japanese
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Summary:Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband.
Item Description:Based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround.
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for sexuality and nudity.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Alain Dostie ; editor, Pia Di Ciaula ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto ; costume designers, Kazuko Kurosawa, Carlo Poggioli ; production designer, François Séguin.
Published: Burbank, Calif. : New Line Home Entertainment, 2008.
ISBN:0780680057
9780780680050

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