We must have a word about Colin Firth. While his affection protects her, it also places her in danger. Vermeer has the power as employer, and orders her to make time to make the paint and sit for him. Throw in a bond that overlooks social divisions. Would I had the money! Particularly given the painting involved.
Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003)
Like reality TV, the film's reality should be in scare quotes. That's what we needed for the role. And now, thanks to a best-selling novel and a new movie, Vermeer's ''Girl With a Pearl Earring'' may be joining them. What techniques did he employ? The Girl with a Flute is in poor state of conservation which may be one of the reasons why laymen do not warm up to this little panel. The survivor gets her portrait painted by Jan Vermeer. Money comes with an attitude.
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The only time she feels like she can be herself is when she begins working intimately with Vermeer, the true patriarch of the household. It's the building up, the yearning that he was using as an artist. I'm not a jaded old hack yet. At the age of fifteen, Griet is forced into domestic work after her father loses his eyesight during an explosion at work and can no longer provide for the family. You wouldn't see a light inside, and it would mean, if I was directing this table [indicates roundtable of reporters], that I could put you where I wanted to. When she eventually sits as the subject of the painting, he must pierce her ear so that she can wear the pearl earring. However, we'll let her off, as slow and deliberate is definitely the name of the game in Girl With A Pearl Earring.
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