tulip-fever

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, Holliday Grainger, Cara Delevingne, Judi Dench, Zach Galifianakis, Jack O’Connell, Matthew Morrison, Tom Hollander

Romantic drama directed by Justin Chadwick in which the story is set in the Netherlands in the early 17th century, during the period of the Tulip mania, and follows Sophia (Alicia Vikander), a young woman married to a wealthy older man, Cornelis (Christoph Waltz). Sophia risks everything when she begins a passionate affair with artist Jan Van Loos (Dane DeHaan) who is hired to paint the couple. The lovers then decide to raise some money on the booming market for tulip bulbs and run away together.

 

Best Quotes from Trailer:

 

The Abbess of St. Ursula: [to Sophia] You would have been an orphan girl on stormy sea. Marriage is a safe harbor. Love, honor, and obey.


 

[arriving at the Sandvoort household]
Jan Van Loos: I’ve come to paint a portrait.


 

Cornelis Sandvoort: [to Sophia] They’ll say, “Look there at that lucky old dog. Didn’t he have a lovely young wife.”


 

[seeing Sophia for the first time]
Sophia: What are you looking at?
Jan Van Loos: What am I looking at?


 

Jan Van Loos: [to Sophia] You’re not happy, are you?


 

Sophia: [to Cornelis] That painter, I don’t want him back.


 

Maria: I’ll tell your husband what you’ve been up to.
Sophia: What did you say?


 

[as one of the tulip’s petals falls]
Cornelis Sandvoort: First to flower, first to fall.


 

Jan Van Loos: [to Sophia] Come away with me.


 

The Abbess of St. Ursula: [to Jan] Your proposition is absurd.


 

Sophia: I’ve thought of something we can do.


 

Dr. Sorgh: You do really think he will carry this on?


 

Sophia: We will be together.


 

Jan Van Loos: [to Sophia] Mr. Prater tells me you’ve been busy. He doesn’t mean painting.

 

Tulip Fever is set for release in the US February 24th.

Trailer:

 

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