Posted on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: The Painter and the Thief
Where You Can Stream It: Hulu
The Pitch: In pop culture, art heists are often meticulously planned, and the mark is typically a villain who the movies depict as “deserving” of having their art stolen. But in real life, that’s not always the case. The Painter and the Thief is a documentary about what happens when an artist’s paintings are stolen and the artist confronts the man who took them.
Why It’s Essential Viewing: There are a million movies and TV shows you could watch that might barely hold your attention while you’re relaxing on the couch. But if you really want to watch something, and want to see something that will grab you from the first frame and command your full attention, look no further than The Painter and the Thief. Read More »