The life story of Dutch painter Han van Meegeren, from his beginnings as a rebellious young artist in 1920s Amsterdam to his rise to infamy as one of the most ingenious art forgers of all time.
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Cast

Credited cast:
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Jolanka Lakatos
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Theo van der Pas
Porgy Franssen ...
Abraham Bredius
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Anna van Meegeren
Mingus Dagelet ...
Jac van Meegeren
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The Prosecutor
Claude Humbert ...
Hans Croiset ...
The President of the Court
Viviane de Muynck ...
The Psychiatrist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hayo De Wilde ...
Jac van Meegeren (6 y.o.)
Casimiro Fernandes ...
Painting art expert
Éric Gigout ...
Deutscher Offizier
Kim Hermans ...
Usher
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Storyline

Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920's Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works. Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection... Written by Rinkel Film

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Release Date:

3 November 2016 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A Real Van Meegeren  »

Box Office

Budget:

€3,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€33,386 (Netherlands) (6 November 2016)
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1.85 : 1
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