Tulip fever
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Tulip fever by Justin Chadwick

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Published .
Written in English


  • Drama,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Adultery,
  • Tulips,
  • Speculation,
  • Film adaptations,
  • History

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In the seventeenth century Holland, a wife of a wealthy merchant falls in love with an artist commissioned to paint her portrait, and the lovers decide to risk everything they have in the bubbling tulip market in the hopes of making a fortune and building their life together.

Edition Notes

Other titlesTulip fever (Motion picture)
Statementproduced by Harvey Weinstein, Alison Owen ; screenplay by Deborah Moggach, Tom Stoppard ; directed by Justin Chadwick
ContributionsVikander, Alicia, 1988- actor, DeHaan, Dane, 1987- actor, O"Connell, Jack, 1989- actor
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .T85 2017b
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (105 min.)
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26940942M
LC Control Number2017041865

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