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The Painter and the Thief

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Benjamin Ree / NO, US, 2020 / 106 min.

The theft of two impressive paintings leads to an unlikely friendship. During the portrait sessions, the artists and art thief engage in deep conversation and a special bond develops between them.

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CCTV shows an artist that her work was stolen by a drug addict whom she subsequently confronts in court. In lieu of reparations, she asks him to pose for her for a portrait, which leads to the development of a complex friendship between painter and thief.

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Director

Benjamin Ree

Production year

2020

Country

NO, US

Original title

Kunstneren og tyven

Length

106 min.

Language

Norwegian, English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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still from The Painter and the Thief (Benjamin Ree, NO 2020)
still from The Painter and the Thief (Benjamin Ree, NO 2020)

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