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Uniform Title Painted veil (Motion picture)
Title The painted veil [videorecording] / Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    PAI    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; art director, Peta Lawson ; editor, Alexandre de Franceschi ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; visual effects supervisor, Paul Butterworth ; piano soloist, Lang Lang.
Cast Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng.
Summary Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, as an act of vengeance he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Golden Globes (USA), 2007: Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat)
Subject Medical drama.
Physicians -- England.
Married people -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Adultery -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Cities and towns -- China -- Drama.
Epidemics -- China -- Drama.
M├ędicos -- Inglaterra -- Teatro.
Adulterio -- China -- Shanghai -- Teatro.
Shanghai (China) -- Drama.
China -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Watts, Naomi, 1968-
Colleton, Sara.
Fonlupt, Jean Francois.
Gill, Mark.
Han, Sanping, 1953-
Norton, Edward.
Nyswaner, Ron.
Curran, John.
Schreiber, Liev.
Jones, Toby, 1967-
Rigg, Diana.
Howland, Juliet.
Wong, Anthony. 1965-
Steed, Maggie.
Laurence, Lorraine.
Lee, Johnny. 1946-
Feng, Li.
Desplat, Alexandre.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. Painted veil.
Bob Yari Productions.
Class 5 Films.
Colleton Company.
Mark Gordon Company.
Warner China Film HG Corporation.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419818198
Standard No. 012569585577
Music No. 58557 Warner Home Video

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