The Best Offer
- 2 hr 4 min
The Best Offer follows the life of antiques dealer Virgil Oldman, played by Geoffrey Rush. Virgil is a solitary creature, resenting even the contact of his only friend Robert. Robert, played by Jim Sturgess, is a talented restorer of mechanical devices and works frequently with Virgil. Virgil's lonely life and routines are threatened when he gets a mysterious call from a young lady named Claire Ibbetson, (Sylvia Hoeks), to sell some family works of art. The young girl fails to appear for their first site meeting. She manages to be absent for the majority of their dealings and it appears as though Virgil has met his match as far as antisocial personalities. This reluctance to meet him has a spurring effect on Virgil and he becomes interested in drawing out this mysterious creature. With the help of Robert, Virgil embarks on an unexpected journey that may change both his and the mysterious woman's lives forever.