Silk

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MPAA Rating
R for sexuality and nudity.

Storyline

It is the story of a married silkworm smuggler, Herve Joncour, in 19th Century France who travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo. While there he spots a beautiful European woman, the concubine of a local baron, with whom he 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.

Additional Notes

  • An adaptation of Alessandro Baricco's bestselling novel of the same name. Filming is expected to begn in the spring of 2006.


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