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At Eternity's Gate (2018)

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A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

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Julian Schnabel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Willem Dafoe ... Vincent van Gogh
Rupert Friend ... Theo van Gogh
Oscar Isaac ... Paul Gauguin
Mads Mikkelsen ... Priest
Mathieu Amalric ... Doctor Paul Gachet
Emmanuelle Seigner ... Md Ginoux
Niels Arestrup ... Madman
Anne Consigny ... Teacher
Amira Casar ... Johanna Van Gogh
Vincent Perez ... The Director
Lolita Chammah ... Girl on the Road
Stella Schnabel Stella Schnabel ... Gaby
Vladimir Consigny Vladimir Consigny ... Doctor Felix Ray
Arthur Jacquin Arthur Jacquin ... René
Solal Forte ... Gaston
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During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.

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A Grain of Madness is the Best of Art

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The way Theo van Gogh's name is pronounced in this movie is the accurate Dutch way to pronounce his name. See more »

Goofs

The Dr. is looking at a book and Vincent gives him some items for the family in Arles. Vincent says he wants them to have the book, which is the same book of sketches that the Dr. is to bring back to Arles. In the next shot the doctor is looking at the book. This could be a continuity issue or a planned depiction of Vincent's madness. See more »

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Vincent Van Gogh: I just want to be one of them. I would like to sit down with them and have a drink and talk about anything. I'd like them to give me some tobacco, a glass of wine, or even just ask me, "How are you today?" And I would answer, and we would talk. And from time to time I'd make a sketch of one of them as a gift. They would accept it, maybe, and keep it somewhere, and a woman would smile at me and ask, "Are you hungry? Would you like something to eat? A piece of ham, some cheese, or ...
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There's a mid-credits scene, where a Paul Gauguin quote is narrated. See more »

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Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: Marzo 2019 (2019) See more »

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Not a Hollywood film, but an excellent film
5 February 2019 | by ebbyamirSee all my reviews

This film doesn't follow the Hollywood structure. It's not a biography like you might expect, and the plot isn't defined. Instead, this is an attempt to get inside Van Gogh's head, and a brilliant one at that. Imagine being the world's greatest artist, with zero validation and constant ridicule by the establishment around you. That's the torturous state of being this film encapsulates and does it with purpose. At times, the cinema language gets more experimental than necessarily to accomplish its goal, but I commend the director for pushing the boundaries of standard filmmaking and letting us inhabit Van Gogh's mind for this brief period. I genuinely felt a loss for this escape from my own mind when Van Gogh passed. I recommend anyone involved with artistic or creative thinking to watch this film.


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English | French

Release Date:

15 February 2019 (France) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$92,856, 18 November 2018

Gross USA:

$2,294,915

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,235,662
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