The Pillow Book

Title: The Pillow Book
Country: France | UK | Netherlands | Luxembourg
Year: 1996
Director: Peter Greenaway
Cast: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata
Duration: 126 min.
Language: English | Cantonese | Italian | Japanese | Mandarin | French
Plot: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko’s father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from “The Pillow Book”, the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on bodies, and her sexual odyssey and the creation of her own Pillow Book


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