Sometimes the greatest journey is the distance between two people
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 wife.
USA:125 min, Argentina:125 min
2.35 : 1
Rated PG-13 for some mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content.
Mandarin, English, French
Marriage, Cholera, China, Doctor, Infidelity
SDDS, Dolby Digital
Has Detailed Data (New)
1, 2, 3, 7, 8
US Box Office
China, USA, Canada
Country Of Origin
China, USA, Canada
The Painted Veil is a 2006 American drama film directed by John Curran. The screenplay by Ron Nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by W. Somerset Maugham. Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Toby Jones, Anthony Wong Chau Sang and Liev Schreiber appear in the leading roles.
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Rated PG-13 for some mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Directed by John J. Curran
Genres - Drama | Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama, Period Film | Release Date - Dec 20, 2006 (USA - Limited) | Run Time - 125 min. | Countries - China, USA | MPAA Rating - PG13
Synopsis by Mark Deming
A couple with a broken relationship learns some valuable lessons about love, life, and sacrifice in this romantic drama based on a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. It's 1925, and Dr. Walter Fane (Edward Norton) is a physician and bacteriologist who has become smitten with Kitty (Naomi Watts), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy and socially prominent family. Walter proposes marriage to Kitty and she accepts; however, while he clearly loves her, Kitty is more interested in her reputation than Walter's feelings, as she's recently turned 25, an age by which most of her peers have already wed. Kitty and Walter move to Shanghai, where he sets up a practice and she takes a lover, the British Vice Consul Charles Townsend (Liev Schreiber). When Walter learns of his wife's infidelity, he becomes furious, and impulsively volunteers to travel to China to work in a village stricken with a major cholera epidemic. While Walter's actions are meant to punish Kitty rather than reflect his own benevolence, the daily trials of living in a community in crisis have a striking impact on the couple, giving them a new and deeper perspective on their relationship. The Painted Veil is the third screen adaptation of Maugham's best-selling novel of the same name; a 1934 version starred Greta Garbo and Herbert Marshall, while Eleanor Parker and Bill Travers played the leads in a 1957 remake titled The Seventh Sin.
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