Loving Vincent

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Gorgeous, hand-painted images + pulpy murder story.

PG-13 2017 94 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 13+

Wondrous, vibrant and painful

This film is a wonder. It brings Van Gogh's work, torment and his pain alive in his work that seem to vibrate off the screen. A unique approach to a once in a century talent. The film has a mystery and a story it wants to tell through Van Gogh's many paintings, but it still feels a bit stiff, melancholic and sometimes a little stagnant, but that does not mean that the mechanisms of which how the story is told does not reverberate. You feel his paintings, which I think was always the point. Was the pain necessary? Is this an example of the depiction of mental illness and how lonely it all can be.
age 13+

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