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GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING

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Girl with a Pearl Earring

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/12/03
Wide Release Date:
01/09/04
performer:
Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Alakina Mann, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson
director:
Peter Webber
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Olivia Hetreed
genre:
Drama, Historical

We gave it a B+

The tale of how Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) created a single painting. As the maid who becomes his muse, Scarlett Johansson gives a nearly silent performance, yet the interplay on her face of fear, curiosity, and sex is intensely dramatic.