• At Eternity's Gate (2018)

At Eternity's Gate

Release Date: November 16th, 2018

DVD Release Date: February 12th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Amira Casar

Director: Julian Schnabel

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: SPK Pictures, Iconoclast, Rahway Road, Riverstone Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is in many ways an abrasive, wildly uneven film — raw and deliberately unvarnished in style, shot by Benoit Delhomme with a nervous handheld camera and lots of wide-angle lenses that mirror the darting restlessness and the uneasy perspective of a troubled mind. show more

  • 70
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    Van Gogh’s struggle with the world was one of pushing it away, and trying to pull it close—all at once. At Eternity’s Gate is good at capturing that dizzying contradiction—and the poor soul at its center. show more

  • 60
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    Despite a strong, affecting performance by Willem Dafoe – who, even more than Kirk Douglas or Pialat’s star Jacques Dutronc, looks born to the part – the director’s pugnacious visual and editing style never impart the kinetic emotional charge of his 2007 drama The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role