The Pillow Book

The Pillow Book (1996)

Genres - Comedy Drama, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - LGBT-Related Film  |   Release Date - Oct 11, 1996  |   Run Time - 126 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The Pillow Book is a 1996 drama film written and directed by 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 melding of dark modern drama with idealised Chinese and Japanese cultural themes and settings, and centres on body painting.

Movie Info

Box Office

$2,372,744

Tags

Art/Music, Film Based On Books, Japanese, Mind-Bending/Experimental

Attributes

Narrative Location: Hong Kong, Kyoto
Subject: gender role, human sexuality, literature
Time Period: 1970s, 1990s

Alternate Titles

Carte de capatai
RO
Die Bettlektüre
DE
El libro de cabecera
MX
Escrito en el cuerpo
AR
Escrito en la piel
VE
I racconti del cuscino
IT
Intymus dienoraštis
LT
Notes de chevet
CA
O Livro de Cabeceira
BR, PT
Párnakönyv
HU
Peter Greenaway no Makura no sôshi
JP
Pillow Book
PL
Pîtâ Gurînawei no Makuranosoushi
JP
The Pillow Book
AU, DK, FI, FR, IN, ES, GB, US
Tuval bedenler
TR
Κρυφό ημερολόγιο
GR
Записки под възглавката
BG
Записки у изголовья
RU
Интимный дневник
RU
ピーター・グリーナウェイの枕草子
JP