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Lust for Life

1956 Rated NR 2hr 2m

Director Vincente Minnelli paints a dramatic portrait of tormented artistic genius Vincent van Gogh in this fictionalized biography. Kirk Douglas delivers a fittingly combustible performance as the mentally unstable painter, whose feverish devotion to his artistry envelops and eventually destroys him. Co-star Anthony Quinn bagged an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of van Gogh's bohemian rival Paul Gauguin.

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Movie Details

1957 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1957 Academy Award®
  • Best Supporting Actor: Anthony Quinn
  • Best Art Direction Color nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Kirk Douglas
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 Surround, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.