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At Eternity's Gate

Held Over through Thursday, January 3.

From the director of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Basquiat.
Willem Dafoe – Golden Globe Nominee for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art.

This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh’s letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay, and moments that are just plain invented.

According to Schnabel, “The Van Gogh seen in the film comes directly out of my personal response to his paintings, not just what people have written about him.”

Starring Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner and Oscar Isaac.

"Schnabel has made not just an exquisite film but an argument for art."

Manohla Dargis, New York Times

"Dafoe's work, the look in his searching, despairing eyes, feels beyond conventional acting, using intuition as well as technique to go deeply into the character, putting us in Van Gogh's presence."

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"Willem Dafoe in a monumental, career-best performance that lets us feel we're living Van Gough's life and not just watching it."

Peter Travers, Rolling Stone