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Loving Vincent

Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th December

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Director: Hugh Welchman, Dorota Kobiela

Starring: Douglas Booth, Chris O'Dowd

Rating: 12A

UK 2017, 91mins

Loving Vincent depicts the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh, as told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. Beginning a year after his demise, this portrait of the artist is built via a series of interviews conducted by Armand Roulin (Douglas Booth) – a regular model for the artist’s portraits – who becomes obsessed with van Gogh’s death, caused by a bullet wound to the stomach. Was it an accident? Was it suicide?

Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film was hand-painted by 115 professional oil-painters, who travelled from all across Europe to take part in this unique production.