Following the trail of a lost Vermeer painting, the movie tells the story of the lives of the people who owned it. The anger, betrayal, love, and sacrifices it caused. The paintings history is told in separate stories set in six different eras. The present, the 1940-ties, 1880-ties, 1830-ties,1720-ties and 1670-ties.
Based on the novel Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland.
Director Brent Shields
Cinematography Eric Van Haren Noman
Producer Richard Wells
Production Designer Marco Rooth, Hemmo Sportel
Costume Design Ellen Lens
Cast Ellen Burstyn, Glenn Close, Thomas Gibson, Phyllidia Law, Kelly McDonald,
Kieran Bew, Jan Decleir, Betty Schuurman, Thekla Reuten, Laurien van den Broeck
Genre Drama, History, War
Costumes Period 1650, 1720, 1860, 1943, 2000
Filming locations Italy, The Netherlands
Awards and Nominations
2003 American Society of Cinematographers USA
ASC Award Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
in Movies of the Week Eric Van Haren Noman