Lust For Life

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

Lust for Life was optioned by MGM in 1947, but it took almost nine years before the studio finally filmed Irving Stone's immensely popular fictionalized biography of Vincent Van Gogh The Dutch painter (Douglas) leaves Holland to give religious instruction to coal miners in a Belgian province in 1878. Censured by his superiors in the church, he denounces...read more

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01:00 — Kirk Douglas was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, whose singular devotion to his art ultimately is his down (more…)
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A dramatization of the life of Vincent van Gogh offers a portrait of the artist as a tormented man whose obsessive devotion to his work engulfs, consumes and finally destroys him. Kirk Douglas (as Vincent) was nominated for Best Actor, and Anthony Quinn wo (more…)

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