Based on the beloved, best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, “Silk” is the story of Herve Joncour (Pitt), a 19th Century French silkworm merchant who travels to Japan and begins a clandestine and forbidden romance with a mysterious and sensual woman.
Silkworm eggs. In one’s palm one could hold thousands of them. When the pébrine epidemic—the spotted silkworm disease that ravaged eggs from European hatcheries in the 1860s—spread overseas, however, eggs from as far away as Africa and India became infected and the entire European silk trade seemed doomed.
Starring: Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Miki Nakatani, Koji Yakusho, Callum Keith Rennie.
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