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145 Ratings

Silk

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Directed by François Girard
Canada, France, 2007
Drama

Synopsis

The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town’s supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

Synopsis

The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town’s supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

Trailer
SilkDirected byFrançois Girard

Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
2007
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2008 | Winner: Best Producer
2008 | Nominee: Best Costume Design
Genie Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Achievement in Costume Design
2008 | 4 nominations including: Best Achievement in Cinematography

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