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Girl With a Pearl Earring (DVD) Loot Price: R134
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Girl With a Pearl Earring (DVD)

Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt, Cillian Murphy, Essie Davis; Contributions by Andy Paterson, Anand Tucker, Olivia Hetreed, Eduardo Serra, …

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Peter Webber's screen adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's novel looks at the process behind creating one of the most famous portraits and told from the sitter's viewpoint - namely Jan Vermeer's The Girl With a Pearl Earring. Griet (Scarlett Johansson) is a young woman who sets off from her family home in the countryside to work as a servant for the Vermeer household in the burgh of Delft. To begin with, she is very lowly in the servant ranks, but is then given responsibility for cleaning the master of the house's painting quarters. Master of the house, the unsociable Vermeer (Colin Firth) is taken with Griet's looks and over some time paints her portrait. This upsets his pregnant and jealous wife, Catharina (Essie Davis) and his benefactor, van Ruijven (Tom Wilkinson), who likes to decide what Vermeer should be painting. All the while, Griet is forming her own special relationship with a peasant boy (Cillian Murphy) of her own age.

General

Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
Release date: May 2004
Movie released: 2003
Actors: Colin Firth • Scarlett Johansson • Tom Wilkinson • Judy Parfitt • Cillian Murphy • Essie Davis
Contributors: Andy Paterson • Anand Tucker • Olivia Hetreed • Eduardo Serra • Alexandre Desplat • Jan Vermeer
Directors: Peter Webber
Dimensions: 192 x 137 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: DVD
Region encoding: Region 2. This DVD will play in all South African DVD players.
Audio format: Dolby Digital 5.1  Dolby Digital 5.1
Video format:  Widescreen 2.35:1
Languages: English
Age restriction: 12
Categories: DVD > Drama
DVD > Feature Film
LSN: XLH-5FY-7PE-1
Barcode: 5060002831885

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