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Film, Movie 0r Boxset Night: Tulip Fever

I watched another screen adaptation of a book. This time it was the Tulip Fever, set in Amsterdam during the Tulip madness. It was a slow start, then plenty of unnecessary sex scene - I write romance, and at times, they can be erotic but sex scenes need to advance the plot in some way. Anyway, the actors needed to get off their kits at various stages of the films, probably to show 'how in love' they were. 

Oh the story? An old geezer marries a young woman and commissions her portrait. Soon for no reason at all, the young wife and artist starts to have a torrid affair. You know it's torrid by the number of sex scenes in the film - probably too many. There is the parallel story of the maid and her love affair. Basically the young wife embarks on an elaborate plan to be with her lover, and it goes a bit weird, saying this the plot is very convoluted.

Even though set in Holland, it's mostly an English cast, Cara Delevingne is in it, - hard to miss our Cara especially as she loves to steal the scene, she features in a minor part, and so does Johnny Vegas, and Dame Judy Dench. 

It has it's good moments, but overall a big miss from me.

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