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Tulip Fever (2017)

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An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.

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Willem Brok
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Dr Sorgh
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Mattheus
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Johan De Bye
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Nicholas Steen
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In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl Sophia (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant Cornelis Sandvoort (Christoph Waltz) - an unhappy "arrangement" that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with the painter Jan Van Loos (Dane DeHaan), a struggling young artist. Seeking to escape the merchant's ever-reaching grasp, the lovers risk everything and enter the frenzied tulip bulb market, with the hope that the right bulb will make a fortune and buy their freedom. Written by lament

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »
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1 September 2017 (USA)  »

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A Febre das Tulipas  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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€7,551 (Lithuania) (10 September 2017)
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Although costar Dane DeHaan descends from a mixture of European backgrounds (English, German, Dutch, Italian, and more), his last name is a Dutch term ("de Haan" means "the Rooster"). See more »

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Maria: [narration] Before you were born, Amsterdam was captivated by a flower: the tulip. They came from far away in the East and were so rare and beautiful that people lost their senses in wanting to own them. Rich and poor were spending and borrowing money to join the trade in bulbs, which were going up in price all the time. None more so than the rare striped tulips that were called breakers. A new breaker came from nowhere like an act of God, and it changed people's lives. A white ...
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Not a fan of the actor
2 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Something about Dane Dehaan creeps me out and every film I have seen with him in it I find I am distracted. It's like he is a 50 year old portraying a 20 year old. I know this doesn't seem fair, but I just can't wrap my head around his recent rise in Hollywood and all of these parts that he doesn't seem to fit? Am I missing something? The actress in this was wonderful and I liked her in Ex Machina as well. This is a very dark intense film, beautifully shot, but leaves a strange after taste.


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