Loving Vincent will premiere in the Van Gogh museum

Loving Vincent will premiere in the Van Gogh museum

The art project, Loving Vincent will be on Thursday, October 5, premiered at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. It is the first fully-painted feature film in the world.

Both directors will be present, so made distributor Cinéart Saturday known.

Loving Vincent tells about the life and mysterious death of painter Vincent van Gogh. The story is told on the basis of 65,000 frames, all of which are hand painted by 125 artists that have the same technique as Van Gogh did.

The Dutch-Iranian artist Setareh Goodarzi worked on the project.

Jochum ten Haaf

The leading roles are played by Saoirse Ronan. Aidan Turner, Chris O’dowd and Helen McCrory. The voice of Vincent van Gogh is recorded by the Dutch actor Jochum ten Haaf, who previously also the painter played in a play on West End.

Loving Vincent won already several international prices. The film is October 26 in the Dutch cinemas.

“It is the mission of the Van Gogh Museum to the life and work of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries, for as many people as possible accessible to the public”, says director Axel Rüger. “We are always looking for new ways to do this, to young and old to get acquainted with this heritage. We are very happy with this cinematic masterpiece that hopefully a worldwide audience will be inspired.”

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