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2.6
139 Ratings

Silk

Directed by François Girard
Canada, 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.

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Silk
Directed by François Girard

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2007 | Special Presentations

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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