Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully oil-painted animated film, investigates the mystery surrounding the death of celebrated artist Vincent van Gogh. The completed masterpiece contains over 65,000 hand-painted frames, a gargantuan undertaking that was partially funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign. It features over 120 of Vincent Van Gogh’s greatest paintings. The plot is drawn from the 800 letters written by the painter himself. Continue reading for two behind-the-scenes videos, more pictures and information.
“Directed by Polish painter and director Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (Oscar winner for producing Peter and the Wolf), the experimental film has landed a stellar cast that includes Saoirse Ronan, Aidan Turner, Douglas Booth, Helen McCrory, Chris O’Dowd and Jerome Flynn,” reports The Independent.