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Silk (2007)

Rating:R (for sexuality and nudity)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:September 14, 2007
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Michael Pitt, Koji Yakusho, Sei Ashina
Director:François Girard
Producer:Domenico Procacci, Niv Fichman, Nadine Luque, Sonoko Sakai
Writer:François Girard, Michael Golding, Alessandro Baricco

Description: In the mid 19th century, a silkworm merchant travels from France to Japan to locate silkworm eggs that are uncontaminated by the epidemic that threatens Europe's silk supply. The merchant falls in love with the occidental concubine of a Japanese baron, though he has a loyal and doting wife awaiting his return.

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