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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.

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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.

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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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Biography | Drama

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27 April 1990 (Netherlands)  »

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Van Gogh  »

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$2,231,274 (USA)
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(DVD edition) | (TV premiere) | (TV) | (4 episodes)

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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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Beautiful
2 April 2002 | by (NH) – See all my reviews

This movie is a lot of things. I loved the scenery and the olden days sense you get from watching it, but it's also very realistic in its madness and suffering. The story is intriguing and the film pretty much stays true to fact and follows the life of Vincent and Theo well. The end is depressing, and some of the movie is almost hard to watch, but it's all art and a wonderful movie in all. The actors were splendid and the movie in itself was very well done. 10/10


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