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Certificate 12A
Cast
Naomi Watts
Edward Norton
Liev Schreiber
Toby Jones
Diana Rigg
Directors
John Curran
Screenwriters
Ron Nyswaner
Running Time
125 minutes

The Painted Veil
Love in a time of cholera for Edward Norton and Naomi Watts


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The Painted Veil

Plot
China, 1925: Bacteriologist Dr. Walter Fane (Norton) jealously ends his spoilt wife Kitty’s (Watts) adulterous affair by making her accompany him to a remote province where a cholera epidemic rages. Amid hostility and disease, the couple rediscover purpose, and each other.


Verdict
Handsomely crafted, with meticulous performances, yet it plays out drily and in monotone.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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