Willem Dafoe (‘At Eternity’s Gate’) on how he was ‘molded by this experience’ of playing Vincent Van Gogh [Exclusive Video Interview]

Willem Dafoe (‘At Eternity’s Gate’) on how he was ‘molded by this experience’ of playing Vincent Van Gogh [Exclusive Video Interview]
Willem Dafoe was drawn to “At Eternity’s Gate” for the opportunity to work with Julian Schnabel. “I’ve known him for many years,” he reveals. “I love him as a painter. I admire him greatly as a filmmaker. He’s a friend.” So when the director first started talking with him about portraying Vincent Van Gogh, Dafoe agreed “because it was Julian, and it was a painter doing a film about a painter — a painter that I thought I knew a lot about, but I really didn’t.” Watch our exclusive video interview with Dafoe above.

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Serving Schnabel’s creative vision especially appealed to Dafoe, who admits that he’s “often attracted to strong directors because I like being their creature. I like that relationship, because it’s the right measure of
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