Two paintings made by a Czech naturalist Barbora have been stolen from an Oslo Art Gallery. As the Norwegian officials quickly trace the culprits they are unable to retrieve the paintings. Curious about what happened, Barbora reaches out to a thief. When he agrees on being sketched by Barbara, the film turns into a structural shift of friendship and human connection.
Filmmaker Benjamin Ree portrays the broken lives of two individuals who start seeing their souls in the other. Their darkness, vulnerabilities and self-destructive behavior defies comprehension. This film changes our understanding of people as a crooked thief breaks down after seeing his portrait.
CATEGORY World Cinema Documentary Competition
RUN TIME 102 min
LANGUAGE English and Norwegian
SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles
COMPANY Medieoperatørene as
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