LOVING VINCENT, the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists.
More than six years in the making with the help of 125 painters,LOVING VINCENT is a uniquely animated film. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, hand-painted by professional artists from all across Europe.Drawn from meticulous research and inspired by van Gogh’s masterpieces, subjects, and 800 personal letters, LOVING captures the world of van Gogh in a cinematic experience like no other animating them into a saga tracing his last days in Arles, where he made his greatest artist breakthroughs, to his stay in Auvers-sur-Oise, where he died in 1890 after shooting himself.
(France / 2017 / Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman)
PG-13 / 94 mins.