'The Painted Veil' and 'Miss Potter' Film critic David Edelstein reviews The Painted Veil, from a novel by W. Somerset Maugham, and Miss Potter, about the life of the author and illustrator of Peter Rabbit.
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'The Painted Veil' and 'Miss Potter'

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'The Painted Veil' and 'Miss Potter'

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Film critic David Edelstein reviews The Painted Veil, from a novel by W. Somerset Maugham, and Miss Potter, about the life of the author and illustrator of Peter Rabbit.

Naomi Watts as Kitty Fane and Edward Norton as Walter Fane in director John Curran's 'The Painted Veil.' Glen Wilson/© 2006 Painted Veil Productions, LLC. hide caption

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Glen Wilson/© 2006 Painted Veil Productions, LLC.

Renee Zellweger stars at author Beatrix Potter. Courtesy Weinstein Company hide caption

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Courtesy Weinstein Company