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The painted veil [videorecording] / Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran.

Watts, Naomi, 1968- (Added Author). Colleton, Sara. (Added Author). Fonlupt, Jean Francois. (Added Author). Gill, Mark. (Added Author). Han, Sanping. (Added Author). Norton, Edward (Added Author). Nyswaner, Ron. (Added Author). Curran, John. (Added Author). Schreiber, Liev (Added Author). Jones, Toby. (Added Author). Rigg, Diana (Added Author). Howland, Juliet. (Added Author). Wong, Anthony. (Added Author). Steed, Maggie. (Added Author). Laurence, Lorraine. (Added Author). Lee, Johnny. (Added Author). Feng, Li. (Added Author). Desplat, Alexandre (Added Author). Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Painted veil. (Added Author). Bob Yari Productions. (Added Author). Class 5 Films. (Added Author). Colleton Company. (Added Author). Mark Gordon Company. (Added Author). Warner China Film HG Corporation. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng. (Cast).

Summary

Summary:

Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1419818198
  • ISBN: 9781419818196
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2007.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; art director, Peta Lawson ; editor, Alexandre de Franceschi ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; visual effects supervisor, Paul Butterworth ; piano soloist, Lang Lang.
Participant or Performer Note:
Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; dual-layer.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Awards Note:
Golden Globes (USA), 2007: Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat)
Subject: Medical drama
Physicians > England.
Married people > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Adultery > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Cities and towns > China > Drama.
Epidemics > China > Drama.
Médicos > Inglaterra > Teatro.
Adulterio > China > Shanghai > Teatro.
Physicians > England > Drama.
Married people > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Adultery > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Cities and towns > China > Drama.
Epidemics > China > Drama.
Shanghai (China) > Drama.
China > Drama.
Shanghai (China) > Drama.
China > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Melodrama.
Man-woman relationships in motion pictures.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Melodrama > Feature.
Romance > Feature.
Medical > Feature.
Feature films.
Melodrama.
Love stories.

Currently available copies

  • 45 / 50 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library

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