Brush with Fate (2003)

Brush with Fate


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Susan Vreeland's novel The Girl in Hyacinthn Blue was the source for this made-for-TV drama. Utilizing a complex flashback-within-flashback structure, the film chronicles the 300-year history of a lost painting said to have been created by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. The story is framed by the present day narrative of an eccentric history teacher (Glenn Close) who has the inside track on the number of lives profoundly altered, for both good and ill, by the elusive painting. The teacher's tale … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Richard Russo
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On DVD: Oct 21, 2003



as Cornelia Englebrecht

as Richard

as Maria Thins

as Headmaster

as Adrian

as Old Laurens

as Headmaster

as Karl Englebrecht

as Saskia

as Johannes Vermeer

as Magdalena Vermeer

as Faculty Woman

as Faculty Man

as Saskia's Mom

as Amsterdam Shopkeeper

as Groningen Shopkeeper

as De Koonig

as Herbert

as Koopsman

as Johannes Vermeer

as Catherine Vermeer

as Francis Vermeer

as Henry Vermeer

as Young Karl Englebrec

as Delft Baker

as Old Magdalena
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