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Author: Niv FichmanNadine LuqueDomenico ProcacciSonoko SakaiFrançois GirardAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Warner Home Video [distributor], 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical
Romance
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Niv Fichman; Nadine Luque; Domenico Procacci; Sonoko Sakai; François Girard; Michael Golding; Sei Ashina; Michael Pitt; Toni Bertorelli; Keira Knightley; Kenneth Welsh; Martha Burns; Alfred Molina; Carlo Cecchi; Chiara Stampone; Alessandro Baricco; Asumikku Ēsu Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha.; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780680057 9780780680050
OCLC Number: 182523158
Language Note: In English and Japanese dialogue, with optional English or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco.
Credits: Director of photography, Alain Dostie ; editor, Pia Di Ciaula ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto ; costume designers, Kazuko Kurosawa, Carlo Poggioli ; production designer, François Séguin.
Cast: Sei Ashina, Michael Pitt, Toni Bertorelli, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Welsh, Martha Burns, Alfred Molina, Michael Golding, Carlo Cecchi, Chiara Stampone.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sexuality and nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround.
Responsibility: Asmik Ace Entertainment [and others] ; produced by Niv Fichman, Nadine Luque, Domenico Procacci, Sonoko Sakai ; screenplay by François Girard, Michael Golding ; directed by Franç̧̧̧̧ois Girard.

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Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband.

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