Excerpt: Is there art in madness? Is there madness in art? “At Eternity’s Gate” explores the last two years of post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh’s life asking the audience to suffer with its protagonist and question the reality of artistic expression.
Excerpt: …Marvelously explored and poetically masterful. Schnabel aptly captures the contained creativity that is trapped in the weary eyes of the intuitive Dafoe’s well-traveled van Gogh. Consequently, At Eternity’s Gate has a quiet, spell-binding appeal.
Excerpt: Because of Willem Dafoe’s revelatory performance and Benoit Delhomme’s excellent cinematography, we seem to see things through Vincent Van Gogh’s eyes in this fine film about the famous painter.