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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: MVD12581D
  • Format: DVD
  • UPC: 760137125815
  • Street Date: 08/15/23
  • PreBook Date: 07/11/23
  • Label: Filmrise »
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run Time: 96 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: 5.1 SURROUND
  • Year of Production: 2022
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: US,CA
  • Language: English


Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Eric Banks as Tony
  •       Hailee Cruzen as Lucy
  •       Tony Eckstat as Pawn Shop Owner
  •       Glenn Howerton as Jerry
  •       Katelyn Martinez as Student Guard
  •       Sarah Minnich as Rita
  • Director: Allison Otto
  • Producer: Shizuka Asakawa
  • Producer: John Boccardo
  • Producer: Derek Esplin
  • Producer: Kathryn Everett
  • Producer: Andy Hsieh
  • Producer: Tony Hsieh
  • Producers: Tony Hsieh
  • Producers: Andy Hsieh
  • Producers: Kathryn Everett
  • Producers: Derek Esplin
  • Producers: John Boccardo
  • Producers: Shizuka Asakawa


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The Thief Collector

One of the most valuable stolen paintings of the 20th century was found hanging in a New Mexico home.

The Thief Collector
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In 1985, Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre," one of the most valuable paintings of the 20th century, was cut from its frame at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 32 years later, the painting was found hanging in a New Mexico home.


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Bonus Materials

  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Extended Interviews
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired

Sales Points

  • Directed and produced by female filmmakers
  • Scores 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and 8.2 (out of 10) on IMDb
  • Played at over 20 film festivals in the US including Cleveland IFF, SFIFF, Palm Springs IFF, Hamptons Doc Fest, Hot Springs DFF, Santa Fe IFF, Mountainfilm, and more.
  • Premiered at SXSW in the US and at Hot Docs in Canada in 2022
  • Directed by Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and visual journalist Allison Otto
  • Produced by Spirit Awards winner, Gotham Awards winner, Emmy Award nominee, PGA Awards winner, IDA Awards nominee, also the producer of WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? Caryn Capotosto

Press Quotes

A wildly entertaining film about a 1980s art heist that features twists, turns, and exceptional storytelling. You couldn't ask for a better understanding of documentary film directing.

     —Screen Zealots

An Art-Heist Documentary With an 'Oh. My. God.' Factor


An entertaining and surprisingly suspenseful story of art, compulsion, chance and audacity.

     —Fox 10 Phoenix


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