The Painted Veil (12A)

BASED on the novel by W Somerset Maugham, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts head the cast of this love story set in the 1920s. Walter (Norton), a middle class doctor, and Kitty (Watts), an upper-class woman, marry for the wrong reasons and move to Shanghai, where she falls in love with someone else.

BASED on the novel by W Somerset Maugham, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts head the cast of this love story set in the 1920s.

 

Walter (Norton), a middle class doctor, and Kitty (Watts), an upper-class woman, marry for the wrong reasons and move to Shanghai, where she falls in love with someone else.

 

When he uncovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance he accepts a job in a remote village in China ravaged by a deadly cholera epidemic, and takes her along.

 

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Their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.

 

 

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