In the movie "Girl With a Pearl Earring," Griets forced by tragedy to become a maid for the master painter. Fascinated by his craft, she soon shows an aptitude for helping in his studio, where she finds herself drawn to the man and his world of color and light. As she becomes part of his work, their growing intimacy spreads disruption and jealousy within his ordered household and beyond, fueling a scandal that threatens to ruin them all.
Lions Gate Films is pushing their movie "Girl With a Pearl Earring" starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth for consideration come awards time. From the looks of the trailer, it's just the type of film Academy voters and critics love and honor.