In the mid 19th century, a silkworm merchant travels from France to Japan to locate silkworm eggs that are uncontaminated by the epidemic that threatens Europe's silk supply. The merchant falls in love with the occidental concubine of a Japanese baron, though he has a loyal and doting wife awaiting his return. Keira ("PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN") Knightly and Michael ("THE VILLAGE") Pitt star. Based on the 1997 novel by Alessandro Barrico.
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