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Movie Review: Reese Witherspoon in 'Vanity Fair'

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Movie Review: Reese Witherspoon in 'Vanity Fair'

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Movie Review: Reese Witherspoon in 'Vanity Fair'

Movie Review: Reese Witherspoon in 'Vanity Fair'

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Vanity Fair, based on the comic 19th century novel by William Thackeray, stars Reese Witherspoon and Gabriel Byrne. Critic David Edelstein says the supporting cast is superb, but the tone of the film is directly opposite that of the novel.

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