Van Gogh (1991)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  30 October 1992 (USA)
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life is examined.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexandra London ...
Marguerite (Gachet)
Bernard Le Coq ...
Gérard Séty ...
Corinne Bourdon ...
Leslie Azzoulai ...
Adeline Ravoux (as Leslie Azoulai)
Jacques Vidal ...
Chantal Barbarit ...
Madame Chevalier
Claudine Ducret ...
Professeur de Piano
Frédéric Bonpart ...
La Mouche
Maurice Coussonneau ...
Didier Barbier ...
Gilbert Pignol
André Bernot ...
La Butte Rouge


In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and portraits. His brother Theo, wife Johanna, and their baby visit Auvers. Vincent is playful and charming, engaging the attentions of Gachet's daughter Marguerite (who's half Vincent's age), a young maid at the inn, Cathy a Parisian prostitute, and Johanna. Shortly before his death, Vincent visits Paris, quarrels with Theo, disparages his own art and accomplishments, dances at a brothel, and is warm then cold toward Marguerite. Written by <>

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Rated R for sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »




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30 October 1992 (USA)  »

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$138,720 (USA)

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1.66 : 1
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Où va la jeune indoue (L'air des clochettes)
from "Lakmé"
Music by Léo Delibes
Sung by Claudine Ducret
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21 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been an admirer of Vincent Van Gogh for many years and have ready many books about him, so I picked up a copy of this movie with high hopes. I also, like the first reviewer, liked the authentic period look of the movie. The actor that played Dr. Gachet, was very convincing and looked very much like him. Jocques Dutronc looks nothing like Vincent and I didn't really understand why the film makers wouldn't at least have him grow a beard? I have also never seen any photos of Theo with out either a mustache or a goatee but never a beard. Kinda like they got the characters mixed up. Theo was only 33 during the period this movie is supposed to portray. The actor that played him looked 50. I have never really figured out why film makers cannot do a more accurate movie of Vincent. Most of this movie depicts his "affair" with Margurite Gachet and there is little or no evidence to support any this nonsense. There is a lot of very strange and irrelevant dialog in this movie and many of the scenes don't seem to have much purpose or even flow together...Its a very odd film. Could have been much much better with little effort...

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