The film "The Painted Veil" was shot by director John Kerran on the classic work of the famous English writer Somerset Maugham "Pattern Cover" (1925), which was later reprinted in Russia under the same title as the film released in 2006. The main roles in the film were performed by Naomi Watts and Edward Norton. For the first time the film "The Painted Veil" was shot in 1934. In this adaptation of the novel, the role of the main character Kitty Fein was performed by the magnificent Greta Garbo.
The plot of the painting "The Painted Veil" unfolds in the 20s of the 20th century. Young spoiled aristocrat Kitty, who dreams of quickly getting rid of her mother's excessive care, at one of the evenings organized by her father, a well-known lawyer, gets to know the young scientist Walter Fein. A doctor who fell in love with a girl at first sight and who has received consent for marriage takes her husband to Shanghai, where he plunges headlong into work. Kitty, who had never felt tender feelings for her husband, had an affair with Charlie Townsend. However, the fact of betrayal is soon revealed. Disappointed in the marriage, Walter decides to go into the depths of China, in a small village, where cholera rages. Kitty, who expects her lover to divorce for the sake of their love with her husband, receives a refusal and is forced to go with her husband.
In the film, A. Despoy's wonderful music sounds, emphasizing the whole course of events. "Painted veil", the trailer of which includes the most vivid fragments, unfolding against the background of a magnificent melody, sets the audience to a certain harmony, the slow course of the narrative, which is by no means boring. After watching it you will certainly have a desire to see the whole movie.