The Painter and the Thief

Director: Benjamin Ree/
Producer:Medieoperatørene / VGTV
Country / Region:Norway
Duration:102 min
Film Introduction
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.
Film Creator
Benjamin Ree has made 15 short documentaries, including Dreaming of the Golden Eagle,which premiered at IDFA in 2012. His first feature documentary, Magnus, about the best chess player in the world, premiered at the Tribeca FIlm Festival in 2016 and was sold to 64 countries.
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