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The Painted Veil

China, 1925. A reserved young doctor falls for an attractive socialite. However, her motives for marrying him prove more pragmatic than passionate, and in Shanghai she takes a lover. As a result the doctor volunteers to help in a remote village stricken with cholera, where the couple's relationship comes under even greater pressure.

Emotional drama based on the novel by W Somerset Maugham.

2 hours

Last on

Wed 11 Dec 2013 01:20
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only


Role Contributor
Walter FaneEdward Norton
Kitty FaneNaomi Watts
Charlie TownsendLiev Schreiber
WaddingtonToby Jones
Mother SuperiorDiana Rigg
Colonel YuAnthony Wong
MarySally Hawkins
DirectorJohn J Curran
WriterRon Nyswaner
ProducerSara Colleton
ProducerJean-Francois Fonlupt
ProducerEdward Norton
ProducerNaomi Watts
ProducerBob Yari
ComposerAlexandre Desplat
Director of photographyStuart Dryburgh
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