This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Wild Bear Films, Archer Street Productions, Delux Productions, UK Film Council, Pathé, Film Fund Luxembourg
- Keyword: painter, based on novel or book, butcher, biography, painting, holland, maid, earring, 17th century
- Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Cillian Murphy, Judy Parfitt, Essie Davis