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Vincent & Theo (1990)

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The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations ... See full summary »

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Adrian Brine ...
Uncle Cent
Jean-François Perrier ...
Léon Boussod
Yves Dangerfield ...
René Valadon (as Vincent Vallier)
Hans Kesting ...
Andries Bonger
Peter Tuinman ...
Anton Mauve
Marie Louise Stheins ...
Jet Mauve
Oda Spelbos ...
Ida
Jip Wijngaarden ...
Sien Hoornik
Anne Canovas ...
Marie
Sarah Bentham ...
Marie Hoornik
Jean-Denis Monory ...
Emile Bernard
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Jo Bonger (as Johanna Ter Steege)
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
'Pere' Tanguy
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The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted. Written by Reid Gagle

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An obsessive vision. A desperate dream. A world that didn't understand... And a brother that did.

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27 April 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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$2,231,274 (USA)
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Originally designed to be a four-hour mini-series for the BBC. Robert Altman and writer Julian Mitchell were able to pare it down to two and a half hours by focusing on Van Gogh's last years. See more »

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Shows Vincent's life in a amazing realism
11 January 2001 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Long time I searched for this movie, and when I fainly found it I was very enthusiastic to see it. I have a great connection with Vincent Van Gogh, and I would like to see every movie that was made about him, ever. Before I saw "Vincent and Theo" I saw "Lust for life", another movie about Vincent, with Kirk Douglas. and I have to say it's very different. "Vincent and Theo" Focus on the relationship between Vincent and his brother. And it also shows Vincent's life in a very realistic and different film I saw about him. Last thing-the actors are incredible! Especially Tim Roth. he's perfect as Vincent.


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