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The Best Offer (1-Jan-2013)

Original Title: La migliore offerta

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore

Keywords: Crime, Romantic Drama

Italian crime drama centers on an art auctioneer's shady dealings and infatuation with a mysterious heiress.

ABSTRACT
Virgil Oldman, an aging director of a European auction house noted for his somewhat offbeat mannerisms, is placed in the employ of reclusive heiress Claire Ibbetson and instructed to auction off her family's vaunted collection of art and antiques. Virgil's business relationship with the heiress, who continually refuses to meet in person, soon grows into a strange obsession as it plays out alongside a scam perpetrated by friend and business partner Billy Whistler to help him acquire a cache of highly valuable paintings.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Geoffrey Rush
Actor
6-Jul-1951   Shine, Quills
Jim Sturgess
Actor
16-May-1981   Across the Universe
Donald Sutherland
Actor
17-Jul-1935   The Dirty Dozen

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