The Last Vermeer

The Last Vermeer

The Last Vermeer

A member of the Dutch resistance attempts to track down art stolen by the Nazis, including a Vermeer sold by a forger, in this adaptation of The Man Who Made Vermeers by author Jonathan Lopez. Guy Pearce plays legendary art forger Han van Meegeren. This is the directorial debut of businessman Dan Friedkin.

2020Rating: M118 minsUSA
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWar

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The Last Vermeer / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An uneven but enjoyable historical drama with a standout turn from Guy Pearce.

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Variety

Variety

Friedkin's smooth and unostentatious direction never gets in the way of the material.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

"Vermeer" chews on some decent food for thought...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Moves from detective story to courtroom drama with nicely sketched character studies as a bonus...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Sadly, The Last Vermeer doesn't have time to tackle this question with the depth it demands.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Takes some significant, unnecessary, and distracting dramatic license.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

It knows a lot about art history and presumes we know nothing.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

By far the most enjoyable aspect of the film is Pearce's overripe performances as van Meegeren...

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