The Painted Veil
The Painted Veil (1934)

A W. Somerset Maugham novel was the source for the fair-to-middling Greta Garbo vehicle The Painted Veil. In a situation comparable to the plotlines of most of her silent films, Garbo is lovelessly married to Herbert Marshall, but carries a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 23, 1934
DVD Release Date: November 21, 1990
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Emanuel Levy

Garbo lights up the screen with a sensuous, charismatic performance in this adaptation of Somerset Maugham as an errant wife who redeems herself during cholera crisis in China; Herbert Marshall as the husband and George Brent as the lover are also good

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Carlos Magalh„es
Garbo is such a marvel to behold, so captivating that she doesn't need any effort to make us forgive her character's sins, while the solid script and… More
Morgan Salem
I watched the newer version with Edward Norton and Naomi Watts before I saw this one and I pretty sure I like the Newer one better...dont get me wrong this… More
Cindy I
Pretty good romantic drama, with Garbo putting in her regular wonderful performance as a woman trapped in a marriage with a man she doesn't love, and in… More

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