THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF – Review by Leslie Combemale

The film’s conclusion, and there is a very clear trajectory leading to it, is a powerful gut-punch. At that point, you are not only in love with both the painter and the thief, you can’t decide if you want to pay for their therapy, buy a painting, or try to forget they exist — just so you can escape their call to such a high level of self-examination.

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