Girl With A Pearl EarringDVD - 2003
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17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.
Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt, Cillian Murphy, Essie Davis, Joanna Scanlan, Alakina Mann.
This is a ficticious account of how and why Johannes Vermeer painted his famous " The Girl With A pearl Earring". The 17th century artist's famous painting has often been referred to as " the Mona Lisa " of the north.
In Delft Holland , 17 yr old Griet becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer , to support her family.Johannes soon becomes to realize that Griet sees the world in the same way that he does but the attempt to hide their inspiration of each other from his volatile wife , Catharina fails .Class and wealth fall heavy on the innocent girl.One of the greatest paintings ever created is completed but at what cost?
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Master van Ruijven (observing Vermeer's portrait of Mistress van Ruijven): "Is this Indian yellow?" (Vermeer nods) Master van Ruijven: "Distilled from urine of sacred cows, fed only on mango leaves... You've glazed my wife in dried piss."
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