|Directed by||Jannik Johansen|
|Written by||Jannik Johansen|
Anders Thomas Jensen
|Produced by||Thomas Gammeltoft|
|Starring|| Jakob Cedergren |
|Edited by||Per K. Kirkegaard|
|Music by||Anthony Genn|
|Distributed by|| Nordisk Film |
Stealing Rembrandt (original title Rembrandt) is a 2003 Danish-language film. An action-comedy, the film concerns a father and son who accidentally steal a painting by Rembrandt. A Danish/UK co-production, the film was directed by Jannik Johansen and written by Anders Thomas Jensen and Jannik Johansen.
The film was premiered at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
On 29 January 1999, Rembrandt's "portrait of a lady" (as well as another painting by Bellini) was stolen from the poorly protected Nivaagaard Samlingen in Nivå in Denmark. The depiction in the film of the level of security at that time is fairly accurate, as well as the involvement of bounty hunters as civilian agents in the case. Also, the persons involved were related as depicted, although the role of the father (Mick in the movie) was actually the uncle (of Tom in the movie).
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