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'Painted Veil' a Portrait of Marriage Coming Unglued

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'Painted Veil' a Portrait of Marriage Coming Unglued

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'Painted Veil' a Portrait of Marriage Coming Unglued

'Painted Veil' a Portrait of Marriage Coming Unglued

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The Painted Veil, a new film starring Edward Norton and Noami Watts, is based on W. Somerset Maugham's romantic epic.

It was filmed exclusively in China — the first time a major western picture has been allowed to do that in decades.