The Thief CollectorAllison Otto
It was one of the most puzzling art thefts of a generation: in 1985, a groundbreaking work by Willem de Kooning was cut from its frame and stolen from a museum in Arizona. For years it was untraceable. Until the precious painting was found more than thirty years later in the home of a deceased pair of teachers. The thieves turned out not to be hardened criminals, but two gentle people with an obsession that got out of hand. How can their criminal act be reconciled with their gentle lives? When does a passion go too far?
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International competition for best documentary. The winning film is awarded the Canvas Jury Award and will be longlisted for the Academy Awards.
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Directed by Allison Otto
2022 96 min.
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