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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Romantic drama based on the controversial true story of Jeanne De La Motte Valois, a countess whose name was stripped from her by the Royal Family during the late 18th Century. The story of her fight to restore her name and proper place in society is filled with mystery, intrigue and desire, with an infamous diamond necklace at the center of it all.

Cast: Hilary Swank , Jonathan Pryce , Simon Baker , Adrien Brody , Brian Cox , Joely Richardson , Christopher Walken , Paul Brooke

Director: Charles Shyer

Genres: Historical drama, Romance

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

Release Date: November 30th, 2001|2 hr. min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Plays like the cinematic equivalent of a paperback bodice- ripper with embossed type. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The affair may have raised eyebrows all over 18th century Paris, but it's not likely to elicit more than a shrug from 21st century moviegoers. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The miscast (or misdirected) Hilary Swank's Jeanne takes so little pleasure in coquetry and manipulation. show more

  • June 29, 2009 gmfuhlman
    Report This User

    What was he thinking when he made this movie. Not a very good movie at all.

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