At Eternity's Gate


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The last two years (1888-1890) in the life of Vincent van Gogh are presented, those years spent largely in southern France, most specifically Arles. He is driven by his art and what his art means to him, as opposed to the primary goal of making money, which he does not in not selling any of his paintings and thus being supported financially and emotionally by his brother, Theo van Gogh. As opposed to his friend and fellow artist Paul Gauguin who has a modicum of success, Van Gogh is seen as less contemplative about his work due in large part to the speed at which he paints and what is seen as the haphazard style of thick strokes of paint on the canvas, but he is arguably more contemplative regardless of how prolific he is. That overall contemplative nature manifests itself more as madness, seeming or real, as demonstrated by an infamous act concerning his left ear.... Show more

In my opinion At Eternity's Gate is one of the most impressive films. In the United Kingdom, At Eternity's Gate became one of the highest-grossed Biography movies. I sat for a long time after the end of At Eternity's Gate, reflecting on my thoughts. At Eternity's Gate filled me with difficult to explain energy got me so immersed in it. Varied dialogues are the quintessence of this image, they inspire the viewer. It doesn't happen often, but after watching At Eternity's Gate, I was moved inside. At Eternity's Gate is one of the best possible choice for a saturday evening with cinema.... Show more

Directors: Julian Schnabel
Release: 2018-11-15
Duration: 111 min
IMDb Rating: 6.9