‘The Painter and the Thief’ will be released in UK cinemas on 30th October 2020!

Following its UK premiere at the 64th BFI London Film Festival last week, Benjamin Ree‘s critically acclaimed new documentary, THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF, will now be released in cinemas across the UK from 30th October 2020, courtesy of Dogwoof.

One of the most moving and surprising documentaries of 2020, The Painter and the Thief had its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize for Storytelling.

Desperate for answers about the theft of her 2 paintings, Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them, Karl-Bertil Nordland. 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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