Girl with a Pearl Earring and other treasures of the Mauritshuis, the Netherlands
After two years on a blockbuster world tour, Girl with a Pearl Earring has returned home to the much-loved Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.
The enduring appeal of this masterpiece is indisputable. The beautifully filmed documentary goes in pursuit of the many unsolved riddles surrounding it and its mysterious creator, Vermeer. Who was the girl? Why and how was she painted? Why is the picture so revered?