Art Thief Released on Streaming 18 June
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After stealing a painting from a local museum, a passionate but untalented artist is thrust into the midst of the biggest art theft in modern history. Inspired by true events.

LOS ANGELES - Californer -- Art Thief will be released on streaming. The film is based on the unsolved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist of 1990 in Provincetown when two thieves disguised as Boston police stole thirteen works of art, including Rembrandt's only seascape, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee.

The film stars Max Deacon, whose credits include Pretty Little Liars and
Into the Storm. Deacon plays Kevin Deeley, an incarcerated art enthusiast who doesn't have the means to be a collector. Deeley becomes an artist and then a thief who transforms himself into a respected art collector and is accepted into Boston's upper social circles.

After stealing a painting from a local museum, an untalented but passionate artist is thrust into one of the biggest art thefts in history. Inspired by the 1990 robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, which was the largest property theft, the film stars Max Deacon (Into the Storm) and Jacqueline Emerson (The Hunger Games).

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Director Arthur Egeli's inspiration for the film came from a 2018 WBUR podcast episode "Last Seen." Egeli is a third-generation portrait painter and gallery owner and co-wrote the script with Ian Bowater and Heather Egeli.

Arthur Egeli's previous credits include "The Black Emperor of Broadway" about actor Charles S. Gilpin in playwright Eugene O'Neill's groundbreaking "Emperor Jones." "Murder on the Cape," about the Christa Worthington murder.

Max Deacon (Pretty Little Liars, Into the Storm), Jacqueline Emerson (The Hunger Games), Lenny Clarke (Fever Pitch, Rescue Me, The John Larroquette Show, Keith Szarabajka (Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Argo, The Dark Knight).

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Art Thief:

Released on Streaming
Cable and All TVOD - InDemand, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon TVOD, Vudu.

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