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At Eternity’s Gate

1hr 51mins
Directed by
Julian Schnabel
Willem Dafoe,
Mads Mikkelsen,
Oscar Isaac

Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent van Gogh in the new film from Julian Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly).

Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh’s (Academy Award® Nominee Willem Dafoe) letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay, and moments that are just plain invented

Review Text

Dafoe, with his surprising, sometimes terrifying mouth, and his skull visible beneath skin as tightly stretched as canvas, has one of cinema’s great faces, and Schnabel makes delicate use of both its ragged beauty and expressive range.

Review Author
Manohla Dargis
Review Publication
New York Times
Review Text

The lovely new biopic by Julian Schnabel offers a vision of Van Gogh's final days that is at once bold, blissful and deeply sad.

Review Author
Andrew Lapin
Review Publication
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Lets us feel we're living Van Gough's life and not just watching it.

Review Author
Peter Travers
Review Publication
Rolling Stone

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