Cover image for Silk
Title:
Silk
Author:
Fichman, Niv.
Uniform Title:
Silk (Motion picture : 2007)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Warner Home Video distributor, [2008]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Title from container.

Based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality and nudity.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780780680050
UPC:
794043113079
Format :
DVD