If You Want to be Understood...Listen Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Memoirs of a Geisha
My world is as forbidden as it is fragile; without its mysteries, it cannot survive. A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Mifune: The Last Sam
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.