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Tuesday, January 30, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 30, 7:00 pm

UK, Rated PG-13, 99 minutes

Director: Peter Webber

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson

Admission: Free

A speculative account of the life of Griet, a 16-year-old girl who appears in Johannes Vermeer's painting of the same title. Set in 17th century Holland, Griet is employed by Vermeer as a housemaid to care for his six children, his jealous pregnant wife and his uncommunicative mother-in-law. Tensions arise when Vermeer's wife suspects intimacy between her husband and the girl--and then climax, when the wife discovers that Griet borrowed her precious pearl earrings to sit for the now famous portrait.