Monday, March 9, 2009

The Painted Veil - 面紗 (猜心)

The Painted Veil - (面紗/猜心) is a 2006 film starring Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, and Anthony Wong.

A British couple played by Edward Norton and Naomi Watts lands in Shanghai, China and eventually to a countryside outside of Shanghai. The majority of the movie is based in China, but its just a backdrop to the main story, the relationship between Edward Norton and Naomi Watts.

It does present the common white man saves the asians storyline in a slightly different way. This time, its through medicine.

Anthony Wong plays KMT general that gives Edward Norton's character a hand.

You can buy it on Amazon or rent it via Netflix.

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