A Video Essay on Michael Mann's Thief (1981, US)
For more on Thief read my recent piece 'Proletarian Politics' at my blog: omarsfilmblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/thief-michael-mann-1981-us-proletarian.html
Music: 'Vision' from You & the Night by M83 (Republic of Music)
Thief is available to buy on The Criterion Collection: criterion.com/films/28024-thief
This video essay has been created solely for educational/cinephile purposes.