PG-13 | | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.
Daniel Craig was considered for a part.
George, shouldn't we rest now? There may be a battle in the morning.
George Osborne: Go to bed if you're tired, my dear. Sweet dreams.
George Osborne: Are you tired, you wicked woman?
Becky Sharp: I'm not a child, Captain Osborne. Not like your brainless little Amelia. Ambition doesn't tire. ...
The arrangement and number of gold jewels around Becky's eyes change between shots
Before the credits start rolling the word "Alvida" (goodbye) appears in Urdu script. Beneath it is the following dedication: for our beloved Ammy Kulsum Alibhai 1927-2003
English, French, German
$4,800,000 5 September 2004