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.
After asking Reese Witherspoon to get pregnant for the role (as a joke, because she thought Reese was too thin), Director Mira Nair was delighted when Witherspoon announced she was pregnant after all.
The Marquess of Steyne:
They'll bully you and patronize you. But that's what you want I suppose?
Becky Sharp: I do.
The Duchess of Richmond's famous ball was held on the 15th of June, not the 17th as presented in the movie. (It is correct in the book.)
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
$6,268,925 (USA) (5 September 2004)
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