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The Painted Veil

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Original title
The Painted Veil
Running time
125 min.
United States United States
Ron Nyswaner (Novel: W. Somerset Maugham)
Alexandre Desplat
Stuart Dryburgh
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Warner Independent Pictures
Romance. Drama | 1920s. Romantic Drama. Remake
Movie Groups
W. Somerset Maugham Adaptations
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Synopsis / Plot
A love story set in the 1920s about a young English couple (a doctor and a society girl) who marry hastily, relocate to Hong Kong where they betray each other easily, and find an unexpected chance at redemption and happiness while on a deadly journey into the heart of ancient China. Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham.
2006: Golden Globe: Best Soundtrack
2006: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Music Score
2006: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Adapted Screenplay
2006: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Actor (Norton) & Best Screenplay
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