The miniaturist
Television adaptation of (work) Burton, Jessie, 1982-. Miniaturist.

The miniaturist

Television adaptation of (work) Burton, Jessie, 1982-. Miniaturist.

Publication Information
Australia : Distributed in Australia by Roadshow Entertainment, ©2018.

Physical Description
1 DVD-video (156 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.


Series Title

General Note
Catalgoued from container.
Roadshow Entertainment : R-123731-9.
Originally produced in the United Kingdom and broadcast on television during 2017.
Based on the 2014 novel of English actress and author Jessie Burton.

In 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman (Taylor-Joy) knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. Full of hopes and dreams, she has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of wealthy merchant Johannes Brandt (Hassell). But instead of Johannes, she’s met by his cold sister Marin (Garai) and their servants (Squires, Essiedu) and quickly realizes that nothing is as it seems in the Brandt household. When Johannes finally appears he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet that is a miniature replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive Miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror what is happening within the house in unexpected ways and seem to be predicting and unravelling the future with unsettling precision..

Reading Level
Censorship classification : M - Mature themes, violence and sex scene.

Personal Subject
Burton, Jessie, 1982--Television adaptations.

Subject Term
Television series -- Great Britain.
Secrets -- Drama.
Miniature painters -- Drama.
Merchants -- Drama.
Miniature painting -- Drama.
Models and modelmaking -- Drama.
Secrecy -- Drama.
Young women -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Rich people -- Drama.
Merchants -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Geographic Term
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Drama.

Added Author
Television adaptation of (work) Burton, Jessie, 1982-. Miniaturist.
Morales, Guillem, 1975-,
Scourfield, Gethin,
Brownlow, John,
Taylor-Joy, Anya, 1996-,
Garai, Romola, 1982-,
Squires, Hayley,

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