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Movie Review: 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

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Movie Review: 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

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Movie Review: 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

Movie Review: 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

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A softly lit oil portrait of a young woman with a pearl earring is one of Johannes Vermeer's best-known paintings. The new film Girl with a Pearl Earring brings the story behind the famous image to the silver screen. Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.