The Best Offer
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
The Best Offer, from Oscar winning director Giuseppe Tornatore, a master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.
The movie tells the story of the world of high-end art auctions and antiques and of an elderly and esteemed but eccentric genius art-expert, known and appreciated worldwide.
Hired by a solitary young heiress to auction off the large collection of art and antiques left to her by her parents, but, a recluse, she refuses to be seen in person.
Robert, a friend, aids him in restoring and reassembling some odd mechanical parts he finds amongst her belongings, while also giving him advice on how to befriend her and deal with his feelings towards her.