The Painter and the Thief

1hr 42mins
Directed by
Benjamin Ree
Barbora Kysilkova

Through our Virtual Screening Room, you can rent films curated by the Coolidge team, while helping to support the Coolidge during this unprecedented time.

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.

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Director Benjamin Ree and subject Barbora Kysilkova joined Coolidge Director of Marketing and Development Beth Gilligan for a virtual conversation about the film, which you can watch below:

And watch our Coolidge staff introduction below, from Director of Marketing and Development Beth Gilligan:

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