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5 Ratings

The Scream of the Silk

Le cri de la soie

Directed by Yvon Marciano
France, Belgium, 1996
Romance, Drama


An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from World War One they fall in love, an affair that can only end in tragedy.

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The Scream of the Silk Directed by Yvon Marciano

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1996 | Directors' Fortnight

César Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Actress

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