Source: The Hollywood Reporter
A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of acclaimed 2017 animated film “Loving Vincent” would seem best suited as a DVD extra.
Nonetheless, Miki Wecel’s “Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream” will prove fascinating not only to animation and Vincent Van Gogh fans, but to anyone interested in how the creative process happens. As an added bonus, the film even has a love story at its center.
“Loving Vincent” was the first fully painted animated feature film, using individual oil paintings in Van Gogh’s distinctive style to tell the story of the artist’s life and tragic death.
It was the passion project of Polish artist and filmmaker Dorota Kobiela, who originally conceived it as a seven-minute short. She eventually joined forces with veteran animator Hugh Welchman, who won an Oscar for his 2007 short film “Peter & the Wolf.”
The partnership between the two quickly became personal as well as professional, and they’re now married.
Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.
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