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If this movie is playing in your area, don't miss it. Beautiful, poignant, historically accurate, its dialogue is lifted directly from Van Gogh's correspondence with his contemporaries. Vincent, Theo, and Gauguin come alive as do the people in his portraiture. Willem Dafoe's performance as Vincent is jaw dropping. Dafoe's gaunt presentation as Van Gogh's self portrait after slicing off his ear, fur cap on his head, against that saffron yellow wall, radiates an intensity and humanity so often missing biopics of artists. Think you know yellow? Think again. Once you've seen this film, you'll think of Van Gogh with a tenderness usually reserved for your child. See it now if you can.
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