Thursday, October 27, 2011
Vanity Fair - 2004
Genre: Drama History
Writer: Matthew Faulk
Director: Mira Nair
Producer: Focus Pictures, Granada Film Productions, Epsilon Motion Pictures
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Gabriel Byrne, Tony Maudsley, Rhys Ifans, Ruth Sheen,
Tagline: On September 1st, a heroine will rise.
The orphaned daughter of a painter, Becky Sharp, who has wit, good looks, fluent French and her eyes for her social status to advance leaves a home for girls to become a governess. With exotic colors of India and British flowers, during the whole movie makes the movie eye-appealing.
This is a long narrative which follows her life for 20 years, and even through marriage.
This is an adaptation of William Thackery's novel. I haven't read the novel, and they say it is entertaining for those who haven't read the novel. ;) and I found it, quite so. There were times where I would cringe with Becky's choices, in her desire to advance socially. The cinematography of the film is good though. :)
Now, I am intrigued with the book... mhmmm....