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The Painted Veil (2006) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Curran

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Ron Nyswaner ... (screenplay)
 
W. Somerset Maugham ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Catherine An ...
Hostess
Bin Li ...
Bin Wu ...
Student 1
Alan David ...
Marie-Laure Descoureaux ...
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Mary (scenes deleted)
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Lorraine Laurence ...
Gwing-Gai Lee ...
Angry Chinese Man (as Johnny Lee)
Li Feng ...
Gesang Meiduo ...
Amah
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Yin Qing ...
Student 2
Ian Renwick ...
Geoffrey Denison (as Ian Rennick)
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Cheng Shihan ...
Warlord Kwei
Liang Sijie ...
Student 3
Maggie Steed ...
Henry Sylow ...
Walter Junior
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Leona
Lucy Voller ...
Doris Garstin
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Colonel Yu (as Anthony Wong)
Yan Lü ...
Yu Xia ...
Ma Yun ...
Student 4
Lin Zheng ...
Chinese Opera Star
Tian Hua Yao ...
Singing Orphan
Di Wu ...
Singing Orphan
Yue Qi Liu ...
Singing Orphan
Zhuo Er Li ...
Singing Orphan
Jia Yi Hu ...
Singing Orphan
Yu Tong Guo ...
Singing Orphan
Wei Xin Zhao ...
Singing Orphan
Xi Chen ...
Singing Orphan
Tong Xuan Shi ...
Sinfing Orphan
Yu Xin Tang ...
Singing Orphan
Qiao Jia Li Gao ...
Singing Orphan
Yu Yang Cheng ...
Singing Orphan
Jia Hui Guo ...
Singing Orphan
Yi Yuan Huang ...
Singing Orphan
Shu Hao Xu ...
Singing Orphan
Yue Fei ...
Singing Orphan
Ting Yu Meng ...
Singing Orphan
Zhu Yue Cheng ...
Singing Orphan
Qiao Ming Fang Gao ...
Singing Orphan
Ya Zuo Tan ...
Singing Orphan
John Cann ...
Businessman in Colony Club
Maurice Herschtal ...
Businessman in Colony Club
Bill Marcus ...
Businessman in Colony Club
Shobauro Hiratsuka ...
Businessman in Colony Club
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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French Nun (voice) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Antonia Barnard ... co-producer / line producer
Sara Colleton ... producer
John Curran ... executive producer
Jean-François Fonlupt ... producer
Yasmine Golchan ... co-producer
Mark Gordon ... executive producer
Robert Katz ... executive producer
Ming Beaver Kwei ... associate producer: China (as Ming 'Beaver' Kwei)
Chris Miller ... post-production producer: Visionbox Media Group
Edward Norton ... producer
Ron Nyswaner ... executive producer
Naomi Watts ... producer
Bob Yari ... producer
Jiakun Zhang ... line producer: China (as Zhang 'Jaguar' Jiakun)

Music by 

Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography by 

Stuart Dryburgh ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Alexandre de Franceschi

Casting By 

Ellen Lewis

Production Design by 

Juhua Tu

Art Direction by 

Mei Kunping
Xinran Tu
Yanrong Xing

Set Decoration by 

Peta Lawson

Costume Design by 

Ruth Myers

Makeup Department 

Michal Bigger ... makeup artist: Naomi Watts
Yu Che ... assistant makeup artist
Leslie Devlin ... key makeup artist
Wang Fei ... assistant makeup artist
Rick Findlater ... hair department head
Guozhen Han ... assistant makeup artist
Warren Hanneman ... hairdresser
Owens King ... wig maker: UK
Georgia Lockhart-Adams ... hairdresser (as Georgia Lockhart Adams)
Annette Miles ... wig maker: Australia
Juan Ni ... assistant makeup artist
Julie Pearce ... makeup department head
Mengmeng Su ... assistant makeup artist
Christie Wang ... makeup artist (as Wang 'Christie' Xin)

Production Management 

Jamie Beardsley ... unit production manager
Bill Newcomb ... post-production supervisor: Visionbox Media Group
Louise Runge ... post-production manager: Yari Film Group
Ada Shen ... production consultant: China
Deanne Stratford ... assistant production manager
Shelly Strong ... executive in charge of production
Hong Wang ... assistant production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jason Faulkner ... second assistant director
Crystal Gong Chun ... second assistant director: China (as Gong 'Crystal' Chun)
Phil Jones ... first assistant director
Man-Yiu Lee ... first assistant director: China
Bin Liao ... third assistant director
John Mahaffie ... second unit director

Art Department 

Jeremy Ball ... art department coordinator
Jinli Chang ... propmaker
Jinzhu Chen ... assistant property master
Sherrie Dai ... assistant to set decorator
Piazhao Dou ... prop assistant
Junhua Du ... on-set props
Junwei Gao ... on-set props assistant
Yan-Qing He ... construction foreman (as He Yanqing)
Yanwu Hu ... on-set props assistant
Shuen Hua ... construction foreman
Guangzhan Jiang ... prop assistant
Quan Jiang ... set construction master
Han Li ... assistant property master
Jun Li ... on-set dresser
Zhao 'Natalie' Nali ... assistant art director
Rolland Pike ... set dresser: London
Hongwu Sun ... assistant art director
Zepeng Tan ... prop assistant
Yunyun Tang ... assistant art director
Qiang Wang ... property master
Qinghui Wang ... prop assistant
Guozheng Wu ... on-set props assistant
Mingbo Wu ... propmaker
Mingchen Yang ... construction foreman
Qua Zhang ... construction foreman
Zhiyuan Zhao ... prop assistant

Sound Department 

Joel Dougherty ... foley editor
Catherine Harper ... foley artist
Doc Kane ... adr mixer
Tim LeBlanc ... sound re-recording mixer
David Lee ... sound recordist
Wayne Lemmer ... sound effects editor
Skip Lievsay ... sound re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Howard London ... adr mixer
Darrin Mann ... foley mixer
Paul Menichini ... sound effects editor
Christopher Moriana ... foley artist (as Chris Moriana)
Gerry Nucifora ... boom operator
Derek Vanderhorst ... sound designer / sound re-recording mixer
Byron Wilson ... adr supervisor / dialogue supervisor
Hao Wu ... cable runner
Aya Yamashita ... cable runner

Special Effects by 

Jinguo Yang ... special effects: smoke
Yimin Yang ... special effects: smoke

Visual Effects by 

Jason Bath ... visual effects production supervisor: Fuel International
Jason Billington ... compositor: Fuel International
Paul Butterworth ... visual effects supervisor: Fuel International
Patrick Clancey ... digital opticals: EFilm
Chris Davies ... compositor: Fuel International
Eleni Diakomichalis ... CG models and textures: Fuel International
Lianne Forbes ... camera tracker: Fuel International
Matt Greig ... compositor: Fuel International
James McCallum ... camera tracker: Fuel International
Steve Oakley ... senior CG artist: Fuel International
Danita Slaughter ... digital opticals editor: EFilm
Grant Warwick ... CG models and textures: Fuel International
David Woodland ... matte painter: Fuel International
Matthew Wynne ... compositor: Fuel International
Koji Yamaguchi ... compositor: Fuel International
Denise Ballantyne ... visual effects consultant (uncredited)

Stunts 

Guoguang Hu ... stunts
Hua Li ... stunts
Jieyi Li ... stunts
Qinjian ... stunts
Liang Sijie ... stunts
Wenrui Sun ... horse wrangler
Bin Wu ... stunts
Qing Yin ... stunts
Ma Yun ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Inga Fillary ... clapper loader: second unit
Simon Hawkins ... dolly grip: Western / key grip: Western
Brenden Holster ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Changjie Hu ... video split operator
Jianmin Ji ... chief lighting technician (as Ji Jianming)
Baoquan Li ... head grip
Alex Lo ... assistant camera: second unit
John Mahaffie ... director of photography: second unit
Cameron McLean ... Steadicam operator / camera operator: "a" camera
Matthew Wakai ... clapper loader: "a" camera (as Matthew Wa Kai)
Lihong Wang ... best boy
Jeffrey Weil ... assistant to director of photography (as Jeff Weil) / clapper loader: "b" camera (as Jeff Weil)
Noah Weinzweig ... camera operator: second unit
Glen Wilson ... still photographer
Lele Xu Le ... electrics translator (as Lu Xu) / grip (as Lu Xu)
Jiandong Yu ... best boy
Jie Yu ... still photographer
Chuncheng Zhao ... first assistant camera: "b" camera

Casting Department 

Maria Barbieri ... extras casting: Shanghai Western
Daming Chen ... casting consultant: China
Juliet Horsley ... casting assistant: UK
Lan Mo ... extras casting: Beijing
Claire Saunders ... casting: UK
Julie Schubert ... casting assistant: USA
Georgia Simon ... adr voice casting
Bing Wang ... extras casting: Chinese

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Yulong Cao ... costume assistant
Laura Ergis ... key costumer
'Rebecca' Qin Jiang ... costume translator
Deng Liai ... costume assistant
Que Lihong ... costume assistant
Jianjun Liu ... costume assistant
Xingmei Liu ... assistant to wardrobe supervisor
Sharon McCormack ... chief costume cutter / chief costume maker
William McPhail ... costume supervisor
Qiang Tu ... costume translator (as Tu 'Omar' Qiang)
Jack Tung ... wardrobe supervisor
Lei Wang ... costume assistant

Editorial Department 

Beth Dewey ... digital intermediate producer: EFilm
Michael Eaves ... supervising digital colorist: EFilm (as Mike Eaves)
Lara Ford ... editing manager
Jennifer Godin ... post-production coordinator: Yari Film Group (as Jenn Godin)
Chris Jensen ... digital color assist: EFilm
Louise Kan ... second assistant editor: Australia
Esther Lee ... digital intermediate assistant producer: EFilm
Jack Lewars ... digital colorist assist: EFilm
Diva Magpayo ... first assistant editor: USA
Devon Miller ... digital intermediate editor: EFilm
Simon Njoo ... first assistant editor: Australia
Robert E. Phillips ... digital intermediate assistant producer: EFilm
John Portnoy ... post-production executive: Yari Film Group
Jesse Wagler ... digital intermediate assistant editor: EFilm
Tristan La Fontaine ... colorist: dailies (uncredited)

Music Department 

Jean-Pascal Beintus ... additional orchestrator
Quan Bing ... choir master (as Mr. Bing Quan)
Denis Caribaux ... assistant engineer: Paris
Kotzman Cenda ... assistant engineer: Prague (as Cenda Kotzmann)
Evan H. Chen ... music arranger (as Evan Chen) / piano tutor (as Evan Chen)
Peter Clarke ... music editor: Prague and Paris
Alexandre Desplat ... music conductor / orchestrator
Xavier Forcioli ... assistant to composer
Sébastien Gaxie ... additional orchestrator
Richard Glasser ... music researcher
Lang Lang ... musician: piano soloist
Petr Pycha ... orchestra contractor: Prague
Jim Schultz ... music editor: Los Angeles
Vincent Segal ... musician: electric cello
Jiri Simunek ... music preparation
Masae Takahashi ... assistant choir master
John Timperley ... music mixer / music recordist
Christine Woodruff ... music researcher

Transportation Department 

Dali Zhang ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Laura Atkins ... post-production accountant: Post Accountants Inc.
Yin Bai ... catering assistant: Chinese
Sunil Bhuta ... business & legal affairs executive: Yari Film Group
Dennis Brown ... chief financial officer: Yari Film Group
James Burnett ... chef
Vivien Juan Cao ... base liaison: Beijing (as Cao 'Viven' Juan)
Jianping Chen ... second accountant: China
Shauna Cho ... accounts assistant
Emma Cooper ... unit publicist
Kyle Cooper ... main title designer and producer: Prologue
Frank Cramme ... chef: Naomi Watts
Wei Du ... unit doctor
Minnie Duerr ... production accountant
Ed Dunn ... stand-in
Lara Ford ... post production coordinator: Australia
Heng Gao ... caterer: Chinese
Kelli Gillam ... post-production accountant: Post Accountants Inc.
Sharmila Gokel ... assistant to chief financial officer: Yari Film Group
Brendan Gunn ... dialogue coach
Jack W. Haddox ... production controller (as Jack Haddox)
Cindy Hamilton ... caterer: western
Victoria Hamilton ... assistant: Naomi Watts / translator: Naomi Watts
Josh Haynie ... head of production: EFilm
Eppie Hung ... bilingual call sheet translator
'Rebecca' Qin Jiang ... continuity: second unit
Junjie Jiang ... catering assistant: Chinese
He-Yong Kang ... location manager: Guangxi (as Kang Heyong)
Laine R. Kline ... business & legal affairs executive: Yari Film Group (as Laine Kline)
Richard Kroll ... researcher: stock footage
Joy Lee ... bilingual accounts assistant
Joy Lei Jia ... assistant chef (as Joy Lei)
Zoe Li ... assistant: Antonia Barnard
Guiqun Liu ... production runner
Sherrie Liu ... script supervisor
Chris Lutz ... researcher: stock footage
John Bard Manulis ... chief executive officer: Visionbox Media Group (as John Manulis)
Linda L. Miller ... production executive: Yari Film Group (as Linda Miller)
Milano Miodino ... assistant: Naomi Watts (as Milano Miodini)
Patrick Nicholls ... first assistant accountant: New York
Susan Nickerson ... researcher: stock footage
Adam Presser ... script researcher
Michelle Reed ... assistant to chief operations officer: Yari Film Group
Albert G. Ruben ... insurance: Aon
Aaron Shershow ... bilingual location manager
Bernd Stephan ... financial executive: Yari Film Group
James Szyszko ... choreographer
Maggie Tang ... bilingual production manager assistant
Stephen Taylor ... production accountant (as Steve Taylor)
Haiqing Tian ... production assistant
Silvana Tropea ... assistant: Edward Norton
Alex Vonhungen ... assistant: Lane Kline, Yari Film Group
Louise Wallace ... stand-in
Ping Wan ... base liaison: Beijing
Xiancong Wan ... unit doctor
Xin Wang ... set production assistant
Ian Watermeier ... production executive: Yari Film Group
Randy Weiss ... production executive: Visionbox Media Group
Katherine Wood ... bilingual assistant production manager
Yaguang Wu ... production assistant
Zhengguo Wu ... location manager: Shanghai
Qiaolong Xi ... location manager: Shanghai
Guangjun Yang ... set production assistant
Hong Yang ... set production assistant
Huajun Yang ... catering assistant: Chinese
Naikun Yang ... catering assistant: Chinese
Tian Ying ... first accountant: China
Yan 'Jane' Yonghao ... production secretary
Chunmei Yuan ... catering assistant: Chinese
Li 'Betty' Yuan ... production secretary
Cindear Zan ... mandarin tutor: Edward Norton (as Zan 'Cindear' Xin) / translator: Edward Norton (as Zan 'Cindear' Xin)
Ivan Zbiral ... assistant: John Timperley, Prague
Xiangchun Zeng ... production assistant
Jiaqi Zhang ... caterer: Chinese
Xiangjian Zhang ... production assistant
Yang Zhang ... location manager: Guangxi
Lili Zhao ... third accountant: China
Seth Kleinberg ... producer: main titles (uncredited)
Jarin Rossiter ... business & legal affairs (uncredited)

Thanks 

Sanping Han ... acknowledgment: Warner China Film HG Corporation (as San Ping Han)
Deng Meng ... acknowledgment: Warner China Film HG Corporation
Julie Pearce ... in loving memory of our friend
John Timperley ... in loving memory of our friend
Buting Yang ... acknowledgment: Warner China Film HG Corporation
Hai Cheng Zhao ... acknowledgment: Warner China Film HG Corporation (as Zhao Haicheng)
Crew believed to be complete

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