Year: 2001
USA & UK: Warner Bros
Cast: Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker, Adrien Brody, Joely Richardson, Christopher Walken, Brian Cox, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Eva Aichmajerova, John Comer, Simon Shackleton, Hayden Panettiere, Victoria Shalet
Director: Charles Shyer
Country: USA
UK: 117 mins
USA Rated: R for some sexuality
UK Certificate: 12 contains moderate sex and violence
USA Release Date: 30 November 2001 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 11 January 2002


AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE is a romantic drama based on the controversial true story of Jeanne De La Motte Valois, a countess whose name was stripped from her by the Royal Family during the late 18th Century. The story of her fight to restore her name and proper place in society is filled with mystery, intrigue and desire, with an infamous diamond necklace at the center of it all.