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Girl With a Pearl Earring

Artist Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) paints a portrait of a maid (Scarlett Johansson).

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Girl With a Pearl Earring

Description

Biography, Drama99 Mins2003PG-13
Starts04/16/2021Expires06/16/2021

When her father goes blind, Griet (Scarlett Johansson) must go to work as a maid for painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth). While cleaning the house, Griet strikes up an unlikely friendship with Vermeer, which both agree to keep secret for fear of provoking the painter's jealous wife, Catharina (Essie Davis). When wealthy patron Van Ruijven (Tom Wilkinson) begins to lust after Griet, and commissions a painting of her, Vermeer and Griet are obliged to spend long hours alone together.

Moods

  • Melodramatic
  • Passionate
  • Intricate

Cast