Must-watch: Loving Vincent trailer

Artistic overload

Editor: Faizal Dahlawia

Bringing Van Gogh's paintings to life, the new biopic about the Dutch master is an animated feature that is of the highest art order. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the first look...

The first trailer for the Van Gogh biopic Loving Vincent has been released. The film is directed by Dorota Kobiela and features over 100 artists. These artists have re-created Van Gogh's masterpieces in order to tell his life story, through his paintings. Driven by more than 800 intimate letters written by the Dutch impressionist artist, the story gives an insight into the death of one of the world's most famous painters. The trailer puts the spotlight on Van Gogh's creations and more than anything, charms the viewer with a very unique project that combines many different artistries, from painting to filming to story-telling.

The movie stars Saoirse Ronan, Aidan Turner, Helen McCrory, Douglas Booth and Eleanor Tomlinson. The film's release date has not been confirmed.