Lust for Life



An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.

  1. Vincente Minnelli


  2. Irving Stone


  3. Norman Corwin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas

    Vincent van Gogh

  2. Anthony Quinn

    Anthony Quinn

    Paul Gauguin

  3. James Donald

    James Donald

    Theo van Gogh

  4. Pamela Brown

    Pamela Brown


  5. Everett Sloane

    Everett Sloane

    Dr. Gachet

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Lust for Life
Lust for Life



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 15, 1956


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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