The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil
The Painted Veil

Year

2006

Duration

120 minutes

Genres

Period and Historical

Language

English

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Marriage can be a dangerous business, not to be entered into lightly. That is one of the lessons of The Painted Veil, a brilliantly acted adaptation of W Somerset Maugham's 1920s novel, which tells the story of Kitty, who gets married to Walter even though she does not love him. She is soon bored, and the indirect consequence is that Walter takes her into China where a cholera epidemic is raging, putting both of their lives at risk.

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Contains one moderate sex scene

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