Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent (2017)

This feature-length painted animation -- the first film of its kind -- explores the life and unusual death of Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks. Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman.

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 22, 2017
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Ehrlich

An extraordinary (and entirely demented) labor of love that makes for a wan and uneven viewing experience, "Loving Vincent" takes the phrase "every frame a painting" to very literal new levels.

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Harvey S. Karten

The titillating theme is that Van Gogh's gunshot wound was not self-inflicted, but what makes this movie sui generis is that it is the first fully painted feature film.

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Peter Debruge

Brings a poetic sense of tragedy to the last act of van Gogh's life, and fresh insight into the kind of man he was.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

The splendour of the artwork is not matched by the tale being told, which is of the paint-by-numbers variety.

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Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter

There are enough traces of the artist himself in the movie, from his many paintings to the famous letters he wrote to his brother and benefactor Theo, to please both experts and newbies, who should enjoy watching his work come to life on screen.

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Luke Eberhardt
A major effort in the making it must surely be an event to screen, 'Loving Vincent' is a fascinating and truly beautiful animated feature most… More