Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for five hundred thousand dollars. The girl he meets and gets into bed with, in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an art expert, who Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Harry Donovan is a master in the art of deception... trapped in a lie so perfect even the truth can't save him.
Did You Know?
There is a scene in this movie where Harry Donovan (Jason Patric) finds out about the death of his father (Rod Steiger
) from heart failure in a newspaper clipping. The date of death given was Tuesday, July 9. Rod Steiger died five years later on Tuesday, July 9, 2002 of pneumonia and kidney failure. See more
When Harry Donovan is in Amsterdam and tries to buy painting in two different shops, both shop owners speak German and not Dutch. See more
I just don't understand why you guys have to sit here and piss on other people, let alone Rembrandt.
Professor Scheerding *proved* that the painting, The Man With The Golden Helmet, is just a cheap fake.
I'm sure you know that, uh, in 1930 there were over 800 *supposed* Rembrandts.
And now we're down to 241, thanks to you and your friends - and dropping. So, bully for you! Every schoolkid's favorite picture is now junk, because some self-appointed windbag has said so. You know, the problem is, ...