At Eternity's Gate
First screened in December 2018
Director: Julian Schnabel. Cast: Willem Dafoe, Oscar Isaac, Emmanuelle Seigner, Stella Schnabel, Rupert Friend, Mads Mikkelsen, Lolita Chammah, Vladimir Consigny, Amira Casar, Anne Consigny, Niels Arestrup, Mathieu Amalric, Vincent Pérez, Alan Aubert. Screenplay: Jean-Claude Carrière, Louise Kugelberg, and Julian Schnabel.

Twitter Capsule: Schnabels gonna Schnabel. Earnest ache at its core mostly squashed by layers of opaque, meatheaded affectation.

VOR:   I credit the impulse to experiment, even marshaling a mobile camera as a tool for vigorous impasto. But this is stale in thought and deed.



Photo © 2018 CBS Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+


Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Drama): Willem Dafoe

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: Best Actor (Dafoe)

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