A full length feature film which is painted? Well that is the first question you may have asked yourself after checking the headline. But well, it is true! The world’s first fully painted feauture film Loving Vincent is being released sometime this year and its stunning trailer was released sometime back. The film has been created from a staggering 12 oil paintings per second in styles inspired by the famous Dutch painter’s brushstrokes. Have a look at the stunning trailer below:
Loving Vincent will detail the story of Van Gogh’s life leading up to the tumultuous time surrounding his death some 125 years ago. According to the filmmakers, over 100 painters have contributed frames to the ambitious feature-length film that is still in progress at their headquarters in Gdansk, Poland. The film is currently being produced by Oscar-winning studios BreakThru Films and Trademark Films.
Loving Vincent is an investigation delving into the life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the world’s most beloved painters, as told through his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through interviews with the characters closest to Vincent and through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.
‘It features over 120 of Vincent Van Gogh’s greatest paintings. The plot is drawn from the 800 letters written by the painter himself…Vincent wrote in his last letter: “Well, the truth is, we cannot speak other than by our paintings”, and that is what we are doing – letting his paintings tell the story of what the painter had inside his heart, and ultimately, what happened to him.’
To know more about Loving Vincent, click here ! So are you excited for this unique experience?