“At Eternity's Gate” quotes(2018)
Plot – The movie traces the last tormented years of Vincent Van Gogh, portraying the troubled Dutch painter and his relationship with Gauguin in 1988 up until the gunshot that ended his life away when he was 37 years old. The time period shown in the movie is particularly eventful, following a time where he created many of the masterpieces that made history and that people still admire to this day.
All actors – Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Anne Consigny, Amira Casar, Vincent Perez, Lolita Chammah, Stella Schnabel, Vladimir Consigny, Arthur Jacquin, Solal Forte, Vincent Grass, Clément Paul Lhuaire, Alan Aubert, Laurent Bateau, Frank Molinaro, Montassar Alaya, Didier Jarre, Thierry Nenez, Johan Kugelberg, Alexis Michalik, François Delaive, Nicolas Abraham, Manuel Guillot, Paul Théotime, Romane Libert, Milo Aubriet, Clélia Robin-Oeustricher, Arthur Gloanec, Alfred Bloch, Ludmilla Roitbourd, Louis Garrel, Victor Pontecorvoshow all
“At Eternity's Gate” Quotes 20 quotes
“Painted reality is its own reality.”
“- Vincent van Gogh: Paintings have to be done in one clear gesture.
- Paul Gauguin: Think about the surface that you're painting on and how the paint will sit on it. You're changing things so fast, you can't even see what you've done.
- Vincent van Gogh: Paintings have to be painted fast. The painters I like all paint fast in one clear gesture,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Because nature is what we see here in our heads. Nothing else! Without our eyes, there's no nature. And none of us sees the world around us the same way.”
“I paint with my qualities and faults.”
“You can't pick your family, but you can pick your friends.”
“Sometimes they say I'm mad, but a grain of madness is the best of art.”
“Of all the miseries that afflict humanity, nothing maddens me more than the lack of money.”
“Seurat confounds painting with science. He's lost himself in optical experiments. There's nothing more to expect from Renoir, Degas, Monet. They repeat themselves. They've given everything they could give.”
“I paint, as a matter of fact, to stop thinking. I stop thinking, and I feel that I'm a part of everything outside and inside of me.”
“In my yellow room, sunflowers with purple eyes stand out on a yellow background; they bathe their stems in a yellow pot on a yellow table. In the corner of the painting, the signature of the painter: Vincent. And the yellow sun that passes through the yellow curtain of my room floods all this illumination with gold; and in the morning upon...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I feel God is nature and nature is beauty.”
“- Doctor Felix Ray: What do you paint?
- Vincent van Gogh: Sunlight.”
I think of myself as an exile, a pilgrim on this earth. Jesus said, "Turn your heart away from things visible and turn yourself to things invisible".
“These flowers will wither and fade. All flowers do. But mine will resist. At least they'll have a chance.”
“Without painting, I don't think I can live.”
“I'd like to find a new light. A new light for paintings we haven't yet seen.”
“- Madman: Are all painters crazy?
- Vincent van Gogh: Only the great ones.”