The Matthews proudly announces the South Dakota premiere of the movie, “Loving Vincent.” Screenings take place Nov. 17-19. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday show at 2 p.m.

Show Details:
November 17-19
Fri.-Sat.: 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 pm.
$10 all seats, $8 Subscribers, $8 Jazz Series subscribers

“An animated masterpiece! An absolutely stunning film that not only does justice to the art of Van Gogh, but also to the art of movies. I have never seen anything on screen like it before. You will be amazed and lifted by this extraordinary film.”
— Pete Hammond, Deadline

This one-of-a-kind Vincent van Gogh biopic appropriates the artist’s vibrant impasto style, using animated oil paintings to examine the mystery of his last days.It premiered at the 2017 Annecy International Animated Film Festival. It is the first fully painted animated film. Brighten up your November weekend by attending “Loving Vincent.” Buy 10 or more tickets and receive a 10% discount. 

It’s going to be a “Loving Vincent” month in Spearfish

The Matthews and Grace Balloch Memorial Library have put together all sorts of Vincent van Gogh activities during November. They cover all ages. Most are FREE. Some are not. 


CLICK HERE to learn about them.

“Loving Vincent” Trailer

Movie Summary and Cast

“Loving Vincent” is the world’s first fully painted feature film. Written and directed by Dorota Kobsela and Hugh Welshman, produced by Poland’s BreakThru Films and UK’s Trademark films.

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil painting handprinted by 125 professional oil painters who traveled from all across the world to the “Loving Vincent” studios in Poland and Greece to be part of the production.

No other artist has attracted more legends than Vincent van Gogh. Variously labeled a martyr, a lustful satyr, a madman, a genius, and a layabout, the real Vincent is at once revealed in his letters and obscured by myth and time. Vincent himself said in his last letter, “We cannot speak other than by our paintings.” We take him at his word and let the paintings tell the real story of Vincent van Gogh.

“Loving Vincent” was first shot as a live action film with actors, and then handprinted over frame-by-frame in oils. The final effect is an interaction of the performance of the actors playing Vincent’s famous portraits, and the performance of the painting animators, bringing these characters into the medium of paint. “Loving Vincent” stars famous faces to match the famous paintings they portray.

Meet the exceptional Cast

  • Douglas Booth (Jupiter Ascending, Noah) plays Armand Roulin
  • Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark, Jack the Giant Slayer) plays Adeline Ravoux
  • Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones) plays Doctor Gachet — note: The painting of which held the record for the highest priced painting for fourteen years.
  • Saoirse Ronan (Oscar nominee for Brooklyn & Atonement) plays Dr. Gachet’s daughter, Marguerite Gachet
  • Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, The It Crowd) plays Postman Joseph Roulin
  • John Sessions (Filth, Gangs of New York) plays Vincent’s paint supplier, Pere Tanguy
  • Aidan Turn (The Hobbit, Poldark) plays the Boatman from Vincent’s Bank of the Oise at Auvers Painting
  • Helen McCrory (Harry Potter) plays Louise Chevalier, housekeeper to Dr. Gachet
  • and introducing theater actor Robert Gulaczyk in his first film role as Vincent van Gogh