In a Brilliant Light: Van Gogh in Arles–A Free Documentary

Cour­tesy of the Met Muse­um comes the 1984 doc­u­men­tary, In a Bril­liant Light: Van Gogh in Arles, nar­rat­ed by Edward Her­rmann:

Near the end of his life, Vin­cent van Gogh moved from Paris to the city of Arles in south­east­ern France, where he expe­ri­enced the most pro­duc­tive peri­od of his artis­tic career. Dur­ing his 444 days there, he com­plet­ed over two hun­dred paint­ings and one hun­dred draw­ings inspired by the region’s light, wildlife, and inhab­i­tants. This film presents the sto­ries behind many beloved works along­side beau­ti­ful footage of dai­ly life in Provence, as well as glimpses of rarely seen can­vas­es held in pri­vate col­lec­tions.

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