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30 October 1992 (USA) See more »
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life is examined. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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One of the greatest French films ever ! See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Jacques Dutronc ... Vincent Van Gogh
Alexandra London ... Marguerite (Gachet)
Bernard Le Coq ... Théo Van Gogh
Gérard Séty ... Gachet
Corinne Bourdon ... Jo

Elsa Zylberstein ... Cathy
Leslie Azzoulai ... Adeline Ravoux (as Leslie Azoulai)
Jacques Vidal ... Ravoux
Chantal Barbarit ... Madame Chevalier
Claudine Ducret ... Professeur de Piano
Frédéric Bonpart ... La Mouche
Maurice Coussonneau ... Chaponval
Didier Barbier ... L'Idiot
Gilbert Pignol
André Bernot ... La Butte Rouge
Lise Lamétrie ... Madame Ravoux
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Remy Bourgeois ... Maître de danse (uncredited)
Véronique Chevallier ... La couturière (uncredited)
Christian Dubray ... Le controleur (uncredited)
Julien Haurant ... Coco (uncredited)
Christian Maes ... Musiciens Guinguette (uncredited)
Damien Sauvestre ... Le Docteur Mazery (uncredited)
Edith Vesperini ... Les filles (uncredited)

Directed by
Maurice Pialat 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Maurice Pialat 

Cinematography by
Gilles Henry 
Jacques Loiseleux 
Emmanuel Machuel 
 
Film Editing by
Yann Dedet 
Nathalie Hubert 
Hélène Viard 
 
Production Design by
Philippe Pallut 
Katia Wyszkop  (as Katia Vischkof)
 
Costume Design by
Edith Vesperini 
 
Production Management
Patrick Lancelot .... production manager
Cristobal Matheron .... production trainee
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fabrice Grange .... assistant director
Alain Olivieri .... first assistant director
Marie-Jeanne Pascal .... first assistant director
Christophe Vassort .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Gilbert Pignol .... painter (uncredited)
Eric Viellerobe .... props buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jean-Pierre Duret .... sound engineer
François Groult .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
Jérôme Henry Team .... stunts (as Jerome Henry)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul-Claude Bessière .... key grip
Xavier Cholet .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Thierry Delettre .... costume supervisor
Laurence Esnault .... costume trainee
Naima Lagrange .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Pierre Molin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
André Bernot .... music: Marche et Accordéon (as A. Bernot)
Jean-Marc Bouget .... music: Guingette (as JM. Bourget)
Jacques Dutronc .... music: Valse et Polka (as J. Dutronc)
Christian Maes .... musician: Guinguette
Philippe Reverdy .... music: Mélodie (as P. Revedy)
Alain Rupin .... musician: Guinguette
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
  • Le Musée d'Orsay  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de (as Musée d'Orsay Paris, RMN)
  • Société de la Propriété Artistique et des Dessins et Modules (SPADEM)  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de - 1991
  • ADAGP, Paris  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de - 1991
  • Fondation Vincent Van Gogh  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de
  • Van Gogh Museum  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de (as Musée National Van Gogh)
  • Carnegie Museum of Art  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de - Acquired through the generosity of Sara Mellon Scaife family, 1968 (as Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg)
  • Christie's Paris  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de
  • Detroit Institute of Arts  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de - Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
  • Harvard University  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de - Bequest collection of Maurice Wertheim, class of 1906 (as Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts)
  • Kunstmuseum Basel  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de (as Oeffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, Kunstmuseum)
  • Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft  courtesy: Reproductions des tableaux avec l'aimable autorisation de (as Institut Suisse pour l'Etude de l'Art)

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MPAA:
Rated R for sexuality and nudity
Runtime:
158 min
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Je suis Monsieur LautrecSee more »

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33 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
One of the greatest French films ever !, 19 August 2004

This is Maurice Pialat's masterpiece, one of the best French films ever !

Unlike the title may induce, it's not a Van Gogh "classic" biography as Pialat only shows the last three months of the painter's life, from his arrival in Auvers sur Oise until his suicide.

The picture is constantly moving, intelligent, funny and masterfully photographed (some sequences along the river look like Renoirs's paintings). It's as much a movie about Pialat himself as about Van Gogh.

The scene between Vincent and his brother Theo , or the ones between the latter and her wife Jo are just extraordinary. And the way Pialat films Van Gogh's agony at the Auberge Ravoux in Auvers sur Oise is the mark of a genius.

Jacques Dutronc may not be a Vincent van Gogh lookalike, he's absolutely outstanding. And Bernard Le Coq as Theo makes his best performance so far.

Unmissable!!!!!!!!!!

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