Sony Pictures Classics has just released a new official trailer for the Hungarian 2D animated thriller, Ruben Brandt, Collector. The feature is slated for release with an Oscar-qualifying run in 2019. You can check out the trailer below:
Ruben Brandt, Collector is written and directed by Milorad Krstić and is notable for a stylish noir backdrop that blends art with psychotherapy. The film boasts of an original score from Tibor Cari alongside some of the greatest hits of the 20th century art world, sprinkled with visual references to films by Eisenstein, Hitchcock and Tarantino.
The official synopsis:
Ruben Brandt, a famous psychotherapist, is forced to steal 13 paintings from the world’s renowned museums and private collections to prevent his suffering from terrible nightmares he has as a result of subliminal messaging he received as a child. Accompanied by his four patients, he and his band of thieves strike regularly and with great success: The Louvre, Tate, Uffizi, Hermitage, the Museum of Modern Art. “The Collector” quickly becomes the most wanted criminal in the world. Gangsters and headhunters chase him around the world while the reward for his capture keeps rising, approaching a hundred million dollars. A cartel of insurance companies entrusts Mike Kowalski, a private detective and leading expert on art theft, to solve the “Collector Case.