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David Bickerstaff, 2017 91 minutes UK English 1 April 2018 Dutch
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Discover the secrets behind one of the world’s most enigmatic masterpieces.

GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. Its recent world tour garnered huge queues lining up for the briefest glimpse of its majestic beauty; in Japan more than one million people came to see the exhibition. After its world tour, THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING returned to the Mauritshuis in The Hague, which had just completed extensive renovations.

The painting itself is surrounded by mystery. This beautifully film seeks to investigate the many unanswered questions associated with this extraordinary piece. Who was this girl? Why and how was it painted? Why is it so revered?

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