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A heist movie, a real robbery and a clue to the theft of ancient artifacts


History repeats itself, they say. But so, it seems, do comical attempts at the theft of history.On September 11, even as Museo, a Mexican film starring the country’s well-known actor Gael Garcia Bernal and based on the heist of priceless artifacts from Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum in 1985, was premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, police in Hyderabad cracked a week-old case of theft of valuable exhibits from the city’s Nizam Museum. The two cases shared some similarities: both involved a pair of culprits who managed to pull off the burglaries …
Source: Business Standard