In the 1860s, when Japan is still closed to foreigners, Herve Joncour, a
young French merchant, makes a series of clandestine journeys across
Siberia to Japan, at first to purchase silkworm eggs, and later to pursue
an affair with a Japanese nobleman's concubine. Reissue. (A Picturehouse
Entertainment film, written by François Girard & Michael Golding, directed
by François Girard, releasing Fall 2007, starring Koji Yakusho, Alfred
Molina, Michael Pitt, & Keira Knightley) (Historical Fiction)

Alessandro Baricco—Silk

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