All of the new DVD releases hit stores (and Netflix) on Tuesdays. So each week in What to Netflix: New DVD Tuesday, I sort through the best of the batch and tell you what to add to your queue. In addition to recommending these titles, I must warn you against Because I Said So, which also comes out on DVD this week: While it looks like a fun way to spend Mother's Day with your mom — don't do it! Aside from being a really bad movie, there's an incredibly awkward scene about orgasms that you may not want to watch with your parents. Okay, that's all. Onward with the worthwhile titles...
The Painted Veil
Based on a novel by W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil is the beautifully shot tale of a young couple, Walter (Edward Norton) and Kitty (Naomi Watts) who are enduring an empty marriage. When they move to Shanghai, Kitty falls for another man. Walter discovers her betrayal and brings Kitty with him to a remote Chinese village plagued with a deadly disease. Over time, and through their meaningful work with the villagers, however, the two come to honor each other.
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