Willem Dafoe will play Vincent Van Gogh in a new biopic directed by Julian Schnabel, centered around the artist’s time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. “This is a film about painting and a painter and their relationship to infinity. It is told by a painter. It contains what I felt were essential moments in his life, this is not the official history – it’s my version. One that I hope could make you closer to him,” Schnabel says.
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