Stealing Klimt

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Release Date: May 7, 2008 (limited)

1h 28m | Documentary


A fascinating account of the struggle by Maria Altmann to recover five paintings by Gustav Klimt owned by her family in Vienna and stolen by the Nazis. She decided to take on the Austrian and the American governments in order to reclaim the masterpieces.

The history of the five paintings from their creation, until the 2006 resolution, is a remarkable tale of the battle to return them to their rightful owners.

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