The new film version of the classic novel by William Makepeace Thackeray centers on Rebecca (Becky) Sharp. Born into the lower class, Becky can rely only on her wit, guile, and sexuality as she makes her way up through London society circa 1820. Direction: Mira Nair Actors: Eileen Atkins, James Purefoy, Jim Broadbent, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Reese Witherspoon Special Features: 2.35:1, Widescreen format. Language: English / Add. French / Sub. French, Spanish Year: 2004 Runtime: 141 minutes.