THE LAST VERMEER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dan Friedkin Stars: Claes Bang, Guy Pearce, Vicky Krieps, August Diehl, Olivia Grant, Roland Moller. A little-known figure outside the art world, Han van Meegeren is a national folk hero in his native Holland. He is also recognised as one of the greatest art forgers in history. This drama, set in the aftermath of WWII and dealing with the legacy of the art works stolen by the Nazis, brings his story into sharp focus. After the war ended, an allied force discovered a trove of Nazi art treasures hidden in a salt mine in Austria. Continue reading