Director: Justin Chadwick
Writer: Deborah Moggach, Tom Stoppard, Deborah Moggach
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Tom Hollander
Countries: United Kingdom, United States
In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl Sophia (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a 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.