"Brush with Fate" is based on the book by Susan Vreeland "The Girl in Hyacinth Blue." The leading role in the film is played by a never painted Vermeer painting. The film goes back in time through several centuries of Dutch history and owners of the painting. Ultimately up to the moment when Vermeer was painting.
The cast of the film consists of American, Dutch and Flemish top actor like Glenn Close, Thomas Gibson, Kitty Courbois, Jan Decleir, Thekla Reuten and Tamar van den Dop.