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Willem Dafoe looks the part and delivers solid acting throughout the lengthy running time of the film. Minimal dialogue and story prevents viewers from really diving into the mind and personality of Vincent Van Gogh. What could have been some really beautiful cinematography was clouded by awful and distracting direction. Perhaps the director was trying to mimic the abstract vision of the subject himself and unfortunately this was the ultimate flaw of the film. The audience is left alienated from such a well-known artist.
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