MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 31,139 this week

Silk (2006)
"Gui si" (original title)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 2,309 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 36 critic

In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Chao-Pin Su)

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 06 Jul 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 13 Apr 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 19 May 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Silk" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Silk (2006)

Silk (2006) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Silk.
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Phone (2002)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number. Her close friend Ho-jung and her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
Stars: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi
Silk II (2013)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

100% Silk is an independent record label and taste-maker in the expanding and evolving world of electronic dance music. In June of 2012, four core acts from the label, LA Vampires, Ital, ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Shearn
Stars: Amanda Brown, Maria Juur, Daniel Martin-McCormick
One Point O (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.

Directors: Jeff Renfroe, Marteinn Thorsson
Stars: Richard Rees, Jeremy Sisto, Udo Kier
Silk (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

Director: François Girard
Stars: Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Kôji Yakusho
Spider Forest (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.

Director: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyeong-heon Kang
Arang (2006)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
Stars: So-yeong Choo, Won-joong Jung, Hae-in Kim
Acacia (2003)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After unsuccessfully trying to have a baby of their own, Dr. Kim Do-il and his father convince his wife Choi Mi-sook to adopt a child in an orphanage. Mi-sook is connected to arts and ... See full summary »

Director: Ki-hyeong Park
Stars: Hye-jin Shim, Jin-geun Kim, Oh-bin Mun
Cello (2005)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck

Director: Woo-cheol Lee
Stars: Hyeon-a Seong, Da-an Park, Ho-bin Jeong
The Red Shoes (2005)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.

Director: Yong-gyun Kim
Stars: Hye-su Kim, Seong-su Kim, Yeon-ah Park
Silk (TV Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.

Stars: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke
Love Ghost (2001)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Teenager Midori's family moves back to the city where she lived as a child and is relieved to discover that her old friend Ryusuke still lives there. Her terrifying nightmares begin ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuyuki Shibuya
Stars: Kumiko Akiyoshi, Mao Asami, Risa Gotô
Kowai onna (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... See full synopsis »

Directors: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Kobayashi, Riko Suzuki
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Yôsuke Eguchi ...
Hashimoto (as Yosuke Eguchi)
Kar Yan Lam ...
Wei (as Karena Lam)
Barbie Hsu ...
Su
Bo-lin Chen ...
Ren (as Po-Lin Chen)
Chun-Ning Chang ...
Mei
Fang Wan ...
Ghost Mother (as Wan Fan)
Kuan-Po Chen ...
Ghost Child
Chi Chin Ma ...
Tung's Mother (as Chih-Chin Ma)
Leon Dai ...
Kevin S. Smith ...
Masane Tsukayama ...
Director (as Tsukayama Masane)
Kouhei Masiba ...
Assistant to Director (as Masiba Kouhei)
Teddy Chan ...
Chiao-Ju Hsu ...
Edit

Storyline

In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading lips, Detective Tung, to join his research team that is studying the phenomenon to understand the movements of the lips of the ghost. Hashimoto is trying to disclose why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate, and Tung discovers the identity and the dramatic story of the boy. He was sick with tumors and was killed by his own mother and buried nearby a nuclear plant. Hashimoto deduces that the rage of the boy for his mother associated to the location where the body was buried were the reason to keep the energy. When the government decides to shutdown the research, Hashimoto becomes insane and takes the spirit with him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

ghost | spirit | boy | ghost child | death | See more »

Taglines:

The World's First Caught Spirit.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

29 September 2006 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

Silk  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The director, Chao-Bin Su is also co-starring as the guard in front of the isolated flat. See more »

Goofs

When Tung examines a previously autopsied body, he pulls the heart out. Standard post-autopsy procedure is to wrap the internal organs in plastic in order to prevent leakage before reconstitution of the cadaver, but the heart extracted by Tung lacked any plastic wrapping. See more »

Connections

Remade as Untitled Silk Remake See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Much more than a ghost movie
1 October 2006 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

This is a movie with much creativity. It's not just about ghost, but also sci-fi and many other factors. Don't expect it to be a typical ghost movie. It's much better than ghost movies which just try to terrify people.

Many people will enjoy all the complexity in this movie, while some may feel it's too complicated as a movie. Especially, people who have engineering background will like this movie a lot.

The special effect is not as magnificent as the best Hollywood sci-fi movies, but it's good enough for a ghost related movie.

The actors are good as well, while they are mostly Asian.

I believe the comment for this movie will be polarized depending on the expectation & background of the watcher.


35 of 47 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
scientist's haircut judantis_vaizdas
Good Movie! antontrinh
Huh? annisarsha
What is the alternative ending? JaLoPuKa
Region 1 (USA) DVD to be released on June 12th neil57
Can't find it anywhere! natalie_httm
Discuss Silk (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?