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Silk

François Girard (director), Alessandro Baricco (based on the work of), Michael Pitt (actor)

Silk

François Girard (director), Alessandro Baricco (based on the work of), Michael Pitt (actor)
Title
Silk
Director
François Girard
Based on the work of
Alessandro Baricco
Actor
Michael Pitt Keira Knightley 1985- Kôji Yakusho Alfred Molina
Composer
Ryuichi Sakamoto 1952-
Language
English
Publisher
Dutch Filmworks, 2008
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2007
Playing time
104 min.
Note
Afwisselend Engels en Japans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8715664057155

About François Girard

François Girard (born January 12, 1963) is a French-Canadian director and screenwriter. Born in Quebec, Girard's career began on the Montreal art video circuit. In 1990, he produced his first feature film, Cargo; he attained international recognition following his 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, a series of vignettes about the life of piano prodigy Glenn Gould. In 1998, he wrote and directed The Red Violin, which follows the ownership of a red violin over several centuries. The Red Violin won an Academy Award for Best Original Score, thirteen Genie Awards and nine Jutra Awards.

He has also directed various works for the stage, including Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, Oedipus Rex and Novencento at the Edinburgh International Festival; Kafka's The Trial, adapted for the stage by Serge Lamothe at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa; the oratorio Lost Objects at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; …Read more on Wikipedia