Silk Synopsis
A European with a beautiful wife meets a beguiling woman while in 19th-century Japan to smuggle out silkworms.
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Silk is not so silky

By beldenb
There were some very artistic shots, but the movie was pretty poor. Weak acting, a plotline that didn't connect, and slow slow slow. Very dreary in tone....

seems alright

By glxy
its alright not great...

Pitt's no Brad

I generally love period pieces but to describe this one as slow is an understatement. The biggest problem for me was the lead actor/character who I did not consider attractive nor charismatic. As a...

Worst. Ever.

By summee
This is probably the worst movie I've ever seen. My friends and I spent the entire time giggling or just in shock at the utter horror that is the acting and plot (or absence if, rather) in this movie....


By Iseeeverymovie
Beautiful to look at, it gives a very lovely sense of the difference in "speed of life" in the 19th century. However, it is very wan, and one needs greats powers of attention not to look at ones...


By lugubriousthespian
Gorgeous photography, lush location shooting, but this attempt to bring to life the story of a 19th Century traveler's trials and tribulations as he ventures back and forth to Japan from France ony...

Too slow.

By DisneyMovieBuff
The movie idea is fantastic. You want to LOVE this film, but it just doesn't cut it. The scenery is beautiful, but the movie moves way too slow. The main actor doesn't seem to show any passion for...

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Rated R | For sexuality and nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Dull period drama goes for sensuality over story.
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