|Rating:||R (for sexuality and nudity)|
|Release Date:||September 14, 2007|
|Running time:||110 minutes|
|Cast:||Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Michael Pitt, Koji Yakusho, Sei Ashina|
|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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