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- Pop Stars - the new fashion designers

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- The Painted Veil

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- Sacred Monsters

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- Julie Christie

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- Sharjah Biennial

Naomi Watts

In this edition, we listen to a review of a new Hollywood film, The Painted Veil, which stars Naomi Watts and Edward Norton. We hear how the film is different from the classic English novel on which it's based.

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Vocabulary from the programme

to be obsessed with something
to be unable to stop thinking about something

old-fashioned
not modern, more typical of a time in the past

pace
speed

vintage
old, and of high quality and lasting value

delivery
way of speaking

superb
excellent

to end up
to finally be

a changed person
someone whose behaviour and character has changed a lot, especially improved



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