• Huellas de chapapote
• Erik the belgian
• El ultimo viaje
• Death of a whore
• Latin beat I
• Latin beat II
• Trials
• Mi generación
• Men
• Secondary school time
• Lost childhood
• Invisible mothers
• Toledo, the doors of change
• Ariadna's thread. women in prison
• Coexisting with difference
• Manhattan, a caribbean island
• Jamaica, from cayman to jamaica
• Easter island. mata rangi
• Trinidad and tobago
• Return the condor to the sea

Erik the belgian
Thief of passions,Mercenary of beauty

Script : José Pedro Estepa :
José Pedro Estepa
Photography :
Toni Anglada
Editing :Carlos Prieto
Post producción :
Máximo de la Varga Chana
chief producer : Cristina Diago
Research :
Jordi Bohigas y Cristina Diago
Edited by:
José Luis Matoso Aguilar
Sound :
Emilio Carrasco Moreno


According to police, René Alphonse van den Berghe (age 70), better known as 'Erik the Belgian', was the most prolific art thief of the 20th century. The legendary art thief and forger was the bane of police forces across Europe.

Our documentary chronicles Erik's dramatic transformation as he tries to make up for the damage he wrought with his looting.