The Painted Veil

John Curran's pretty melodrama rubs off a few of the barbed edges from W. Somerset Maugham's 1925 novel about love and infidelity in a time of cholera, but no matter: the centerpiece is Naomi Watts' outstanding portrayal of an adulteress redeemed. The Chinese interior, 1925: British bacteriologist Dr. Walter Fane (Edward Norton) and his attractive wife,...read more

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02:06 — A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wif (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: John Curran's pretty melodrama rubs off a few of the barbed edges from W. Somerset Maugham's 1925 novel about love and infidelity in a time of cholera, but no matter: the centerpiece is Naomi Watts' outstanding portrayal of an adulteress redeemed. The Chin… (more)

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