The Best Thief in the World
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The Best Thief in the World
For his first filmmaking effort without brother Josh Kornbluth by his side, Jacob Kornbluth followed up the duo's Haiku Tunnel by writing and directing this offbeat drama about a family struggling to cope with unexpected strife and the pitfalls of adolescence. The Best Thief in the World stars Mary-Louise Parker (Boys on the Side, Angels in America) as the family matriarch, a public-school English teacher whose husband has recently suffered a stroke, leaving her the household's lone breadwinner. Meanwhile, her oldest son Izzy is rebelliously acting out in response to the tumult at home… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...beautifully ambiguous and filled with apparent discontinuities..."
‑ Eugene Novikov, Film Blather
"It has a pleasant, affable feel to it. It's a movie that wants you to like it, and is actually worth liking."
‑ Eric D. Snider,
"The harsh and grating techno score makes the movie as unappealing for the ears as the eyes. The underwritten film features unsympathetic and unbelievable characters."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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