The most dramatic moments of 2004's National Treasure take place at museums across Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City, but the movie (and Nicolas Cage) go far deeper on issues of public ownership, provenance, and museum tour groups than the action-packed plot suggests.
Today, I'm joined by friend of the show (and irl friend) Rebecca Reebsteen to discus this wild ride of a movie.
Archipelago at the Movies is a new bonus series from Museum Archipelago, available only on Club Archipelago. Each episode, we dive deep into a movie about museums, and try to understand out what it says about the museum landscape.
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