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The Art of Stealing (2008)
"Arte de Roubar" (original title)

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Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess.

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Xico da Silva
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Jesus Fuentes
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Lola
Nicolau Breyner ...
Augusto Cardoso
Soraia Chaves ...
Prima
Magüi Mira ...
Condessa
Rulo Pardo ...
Cunhado
Miguel Borges ...
Gomes
Aldo Lima ...
Coxo
Almeno Gonçalves ...
Horácio
António Melo ...
Cliente 1
Daniela Faria ...
Cassandra (as daniella Faria)
David Almeida ...
Anão 1
Joaquim Nicolau ...
Cliente 2
José Neto ...
Veterinário
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Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess.

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good film
12 June 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The art of stealing is a watchable film I spent the whole film trying to discover where it was made -I only knew something about "argentinia" from the plot line.

The plot is not predictable like American action films -except for 3 minutes of the "happy ending"

Decent script & acting: Bravo Portugal!

Great music and soundtrack. End title song is brilliant (someone please post the name of that band and the name of the track because they are great!)

Good work -best of luck to the filmmakers in the future!


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