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At Eternity's Gate (2018)

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A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

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Julian Schnabel
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willem Dafoe ... Vincent van Gogh
Rupert Friend ... Theo van Gogh
Oscar Isaac ... Paul Gauguin
Mads Mikkelsen ... Priest
Mathieu Amalric ... Doctor Paul Gachet
Emmanuelle Seigner ... Md Ginoux
Niels Arestrup ... Madman
Anne Consigny ... Teacher
Amira Casar ... Johanna Van Gogh
Vincent Perez ... The Director
Lolita Chammah ... Girl on the Road
Stella Schnabel Stella Schnabel ... Gaby
Vladimir Consigny Vladimir Consigny ... Doctor Felix Ray
Arthur Jacquin Arthur Jacquin ... René
Solal Forte Solal Forte ... Gaston
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During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.

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A Grain of Madness is the Best of Art

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic content | See all certifications »
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Ireland | Switzerland | UK | France | USA

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French | English

Release Date:

18 April 2019 (Germany) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$92,856, 18 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,294,915, 10 February 2019
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2.35 : 1
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Features the only Best Actor Oscar nominated performance of the year in a film not nominated for Best Picture. See more »

Quotes

Paul Gauguin: Because painted reality is its own reality.
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the problem with being a genius is that you're so far ahead of everyone that people consider you crazy
19 February 2019 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Vincent van Gogh is widely recognized as one of the grand masters of impressionism. That is, he's now recognized thusly. During his lifetime, he only managed to sell one painting. Maybe it was that he was too far ahead of his time that people just couldn't appreciate his genius. It wasn't until almost 50 years after his death that people really started taking notice of his work.

Julian Schnabel's "At Eternity's Gate" looks at the last few years of van Gogh's life, including the notorious incident with his ear. Willem Dafoe (in an Academy Award-nominated role) puts his all into the role of the painter, who appears at the end of his emotional rope. It's not the greatest movie ever, but the strength of the performances makes up for any shortcoming.


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