Directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman | UK, Poland | In English | 94 mins | 15+
Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film, bringing together the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story.
Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings, is his passionate and ill fated life, and mysterious death.
No other artist has attracted more legends than Vincent van Gogh. Variously labelled a martyr, a lustful satyr, a madman, a genius and a layabout, the real Vincent is at once revealed in his letters, and obscured by myth and time. Vincent himself said in his last letter: "We cannot speak other than by our paintings" We take him at his word and let the paintings tell the real story of Vincent van Gogh.
"Brings a poetic sense of tragedy to the last act of van Gogh's life, and fresh insight into the kind of man he was." – VARIETY
"One of the most lunatic labors of love to appear on movie screens this year. And in that sense, a fitting, miraculous tribute to its subject." – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Tickets are available from the Travelling Film Festival website until Thursday 23 November at 5pm. After this time, all tickets must be purchased in person at the venue.