Silk

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.

  • Starring: Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina and Michael Pitt
  • Director(s): Francois Girard
  • Producer(s): Jonathan Debin
  • Screenwriter(s): Francois Girard
  • Distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment
  • Release Date: Friday, September 14, 2007
  • Rating: Not Monitored

Featured Animal Action

American Humane Certified Animal Safety Representatives™ were unable to directly supervise the animal action in Silk because it was filmed outside the U.S. and the production did not establish a contract for our oversight.