A 17th century romance in which an artist falls for a married young woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Plot : The young wife (Alicia Vikander) of a wealthy older burgher (Cornelis Sandvoort) in 17th century Amsterdam is tempted into adultery when an artist (Dane DeHaan) hired to paint the couple’s portrait becomes infatuated with her. The lovers hatch a scheme together to fund an escape by investing in tulip bulbs at the height of the craze. Based on the novel by Deborah Moggach. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi..