Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
Movie: Van Gogh: Painted with Words
- Director: Andrew Hutton
- Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jamie Parker, Aidan McArdle, Christopher Good, Rowena Cooper, Daniel Weyman, Ferdinand Kingsley, David Baron, Stephanie Jacob, Katherine Kanter, Richard Trinder, Jim Creighton, Alan Yentob
- Release Date: April 05, 2010
- Run Time: 80 min
- Genre: Drama
Drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role as Van Gogh. Every word spoken by the actors in this film is sourced from the letters that Van Gogh sent to his younger brother Theo, and of those around him. What emerges is a complex portrait of a sophisticated, civilised and yet tormented man.