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The Pillow Book is a french film of genre Drama directed by Peter Greenaway released in USA on 6 may 1997 with Vivian Wu

The Pillow Book (1996)

The Pillow Book
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Released in USA 6 may 1997
Length 2h6
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Romance
Rating66% 3.349953.349953.349953.349953.34995

The Pillow Book is a 1996 film by British director Peter Greenaway, which stars Vivian Wu as Nagiko, a Japanese model in search of pleasure and new cultural experience from various lovers. The film is a rich and artistic melding of dark modern drama with idealised Chinese and Japanese cultural themes and settings, and centres on body painting. The film features full-frontal male nudity.

The film co-stars Ewan McGregor as Jerome, an English translator who becomes Nagiko's favourite lover. Greenaway also wrote the screenplay, in addition to directing.

Synopsis

The film's title, "The Pillow Book", refers to an ancient Japanese diary written by Sei Shōnagon, actual name believed to be Kiyohara Nagiko, from whence the protagonist's name in the film.

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