SILK focuses on Herve Joncour a Frenchman who lives in a small town that has hit hard times. A local silkworm magnate stumbles upon a solution for his town s troubles and enlists Herve to travel to a hidden corner of Japan in order to smuggle back a boundless supply of rare silkworms. Travelling in disguise so that he won t be exposed Herve succeeds in his mission. Upon returning home he reunites with his beautiful supportive wife Helene. While Herve and Helene have a loving relationship their inability to produce a child creates an undercurrent of distance between them. This is compounded when Herve meets a beautiful concubine during one of his subsequent journeys sparking a passionate encounter that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
Release Date: 17 March 2008
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 104 minutes
Production Year: 2007
Main Language: English