A Real Vermeer

A Real Vermeer

Talented and young Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the Amsterdam art-scene of the early 1920. Because he paints in the manner of his own Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his own work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. To prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off. It works. Instead of showing the truth and hence embarrassing the Artworld, he continues to earn money. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, along with his life spins out of control. Then 1 afternoon, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, searching for a Vermeer due to his private collection...