Globe Theatrette - a boutique theatre in the heart of Ahuriri Village, Napier
Tulip Fever
26/10/2017

Tulip Fever

Violence, sex scenes

Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, The Other Boleyn Girl)
Cast: Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), Christoph Waltz (Spectre), Dane DeHaan (Kill Your Darlings), Judi Dench (Philomena)

In 17th Century Amsterdam, orphaned girl Sophia (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to 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.

Runtime: 105 mins