Transmission Films

At Eternity's Gate

Director: Julian Schnabel
Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Julian Schnabel
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Rupert Friend, Emmanuelle Seigner
Genre: Biography, Drama

Julian Schnabel’s ravishingly tactile and luminous new film takes a fresh look at the last days of Vincent van Gogh, and in the process revivifies our sense of the artist as a living, feeling human being. Schnabel; his co-writers Jean-Claude Carrière and Louise Kugelberg, also the film’s editor; and cinematographer Benoît Delhomme strip everything down to essentials, fusing the sensual, the emotional, and the spiritual. And the pulsing heart of At Eternity’s Gate is Willem Dafoe’s shattering performance: his Vincent is at once lucid, mad, brilliant, helpless, defeated, and, finally, triumphant. With Oscar Isaac as Gauguin, Rupert Friend as Theo, Mathieu Amalric as Dr. Gachet, Emmanuelle Seigner as Madame Ginoux, and Mads Mikkelsen as The Priest.

In Competition: Venice Film Festival 2018
Winner: Best Actor: Willem Dafoe – Venice Film Festival 2018
Golden Globe Nominee: Willem Dafoe – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Academy Award Nominee: Willem Dafoe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Event starts
Thursday 14 February, 2019
Event Ends
Thursday 14 February, 2019
Location

National, -

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Category
Screenings, Festivals & Programs