Painter and the Thief
[A] nuanced and beguiling new documentary about the various things we all take from each other.
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The Painter and the Thief
Desperate for answers about the theft of her 2 paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them. After inviting her thief to sit for a portrait, the two form an improbable relationship and an inextricable bond that will forever link these lonely souls.
Documentary, Art & Artists
Peter Debruge, Variety
Incredible. That’s the word that comes to mind with Benjamin Ree’s “The Painter and the Thief,” a stranger-than-fiction friendship story in which vérité techniques produce unbelievable results. I don’t mean to imply that this astonishing documentary isn’t truthful. Rather, I’m in awe of how things ...
Laemmle Virtual Cinema 5.22.20 - 6.11.20
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