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Loving Vincent


Explore the lifetime of one of many world’s biggest visionary artists, Vincent Van Gogh, in a surprising biopic spanning his formative years by way of to the final months earlier than his suicide by gunshot wound in 1890 on the age of simply 37. We see his world from the angle of those that knew him the most effective, together with his brother Theo and the postmaster Roulin. Of course, many individuals mocked him for his eccentricities, for he suffered badly with poor psychological well being for many of his life; one incident regarding which noticed him reduce off his personal ear and subsequently change into hospitalised. Ironically, he by no means bought any of his work, however his expertise has lived by way of greater than a century and his works are a number of the most priceless items on the earth.

Shot within the unimaginable, technicolour fashion of the Dutch Post-Impressionist artist himself, together with animated variations of a few of his most well-known photos, ‘Loving Vincent’ is the world’s first painted biographical function movie. Written and directed by Dorota Kobiela (‘The Flying Machine’) and the Academy Award profitable Hugh Welchman (‘Peter & the Wolf’) in his directorial debut, the making of the movie was partially funded by a Kickstarter marketing campaign to allow the coaching of oil painters of their pursuit of turning into painting-animators, finally spanning 65,000 frames with a crew of 115 painters. An extra writing credit score was additionally attributed to Jacek Dehnel.

‘Loving Vincent’ has already received a number of prizes together with the Audience Award at Annecy International Animated Film Festival, two Golden Trailer Awards for Best Foreign Animation/Family Trailer and Best Foreign Graphics and a Golden Goblet on the Shanghai International Film Festival for Best Animation Film. It was additionally nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature at Melbourne International Film Festival.

The movie will likely be screened for one evening solely on the National Gallery in London on October ninth 2017 for the BFI London Film Festival, earlier than getting into UK cinemas on October thirteenth. The particular preliminary screening can even embody a Q&A session with a number of particular friends.

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