The Painted Veil (2006) - Movie Details
December 20, 2006 (LA/NY)
January 19, 2007
DVD Release Date
May 8, 2007
Rated PG-13 for some mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content
Based on the classic novel by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Painted Veil" is a love story set in the 1920s that tells the story of a young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, who get married for the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai, where she falls in love with someone else. When he uncovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote...
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A film that has, by and large, flown completely under the radar throughout awards season, The Painted Veil
stars Edward Norton and Naomi Watts as an unhappy married couple who travel to remote China to confront a cholera outbreak. The movie offers good performances, a moving story and beautiful scenery, so why the heck aren't more people talking about it?
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