THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF

“A stranger-than-fiction friendship story in which vérité techniques produce unbelievable results” – Variety

Starts May 22!

To attend Movie Night’s ONLINE SCREENING + Q&A  with Director Benjamin Ree, Barbora (Painter) & Karl-Bertil (Thief) on Friday, May 22 5:00pm PT click here and select The Roxie as the theater you want to support.

Desperate for answers about the theft of her two 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.

Directed by Benjamin Ree. Documentary. 102 mins. 2020.


Price: $3.99 (50% of proceeds support The Roxie) //  $12 for May 22 screening+Q&A (50% of proceeds support The Roxie)

Rental Period: 3 Days

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Roxie membership benefits do not apply to virtual screenings of this film.