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FILM: ‘Loving Vincent’
November 12, 2017
An event every day that begins at 4:00am, repeating until November 16, 2017
“Gorgeous. A film of immersive beauty.”
– Globe and Mail
“A fitting, miraculous tribute to its subject.”
– Entertainment Weekly
On July 27th, 1890, a gaunt figure stumbled down a drowsy high street at twilight in the small French country town of Auvers. The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound leaking blood from his belly. This was Vincent van Gogh, then a little known artist; now the most famous artist in the world. His tragic death has long been known, what has remained a mystery is how and why he came to be shot. LOVING VINCENT tells that story.
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.