TULIP FEVER

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Direc­tor Justin Chad­wick (The Other Bo­leyn Girl) and co-screen­writer Tom Stop­pard (Shake­speare in Love) adapt Deb­o­rah Mog­gach’s novel about love and ex­tra­mar­i­tal af­fairs in 17th­cen­tury Am­s­ter­dam dur­ing the height of tulip ma­nia. Ali­cia Vikan­der plays Sophia, a young woman who is mar­ried to a wealthy older man named Cor­nelis (Christoph Waltz). When Cor­nelis com­mis­sions a dash­ing young painter (Dane DeHaan) to cre­ate a por­trait of his wife, artist and sub­ject soon fall in love and make plans to run away to­gether. Judi Dench also stars. Rated R. 107 min­utes. Vi­o­let Crown. (Not re­viewed)

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