Girl with a Pearl Earring
Filmfest 2004

"Girl with a Pearl Earring" unravels the mystery behind one of Dutch Master Jan Vermeer’s greatest and most enigmatic paintings. Seventeen year-old Griet is forced by family tragedy to become a maid for the Vermeer family. As intimacy grows between master and servant, disruption and jealousy spread within the ordered household and beyond, fuelling a scandal which threatens to ruin them all. ”Breathtaking! An intelligent, visually ravishing adaptation. An exceedingly accomplished first feature from Peter Webber, with a wondrous central performance by Scarlett Johannson.” Todd McCarthy, Variety

tags: Feature film

Cast: Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt, Cillian Murphy

Credits

Director: Peter Webber