Willem Dafoe: Actually painting was the key to unlocking Van Gogh for “At Eternity’s Gate”

  • Опубліковано 16 лис 2018
  • With more than 100 credits to his name, actor Willem Dafoe is known for his versatility. He's portrayed a soldier in "Platoon," the Green Goblin in "Spider-Man," and a hitman in "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Now, he plays Vincent Van Gogh during his final years in the new movie "At Eternity's Gate," distributed by CBS Films, a division of CBS. Dafoe joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how learning to paint transformed the way he sees the world and the tumultuous period of Van Gogh's life that the film focuses on.
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  • Voldemort
    Voldemort Місяць тому +1

    *What a kind intelligent talented man... there aren’t many actors like him* ❤️

  • MrSidney9
    MrSidney9 Місяць тому

    One of my few favorite actors

  • David schloss
    David schloss Місяць тому

    this Man is sooo deep!

  • Cookie Love
    Cookie Love 2 місяці тому

    Love the movie .

  • MultiTorres777
    MultiTorres777 3 місяці тому +2

    Best life changing movie to watch

  • jeffhreid
    jeffhreid 3 місяці тому +3

    What a lovely thoughtful interview

  • chingmei chen
    chingmei chen 3 місяці тому +4


  • Jeremy Raglin
    Jeremy Raglin 3 місяці тому +2

    Great movie!

  • Marisol Garcia
    Marisol Garcia 3 місяці тому


  • Terry Myers
    Terry Myers 3 місяці тому +1

    Love William Defoe,Love Van Gogh.

  • Rosie W
    Rosie W 3 місяці тому +1

    Love William Dafoe.

  • David Dutton
    David Dutton 4 місяці тому +2

    They left out Jesus. He also played Jesus, in The Last Temptation of Christ.

    • Tyler dyem
      Tyler dyem 3 місяці тому +1

      Willem DaFoe is Jesus. That’s why they didn’t need to mention anything.

  • NephilimFree
    NephilimFree 4 місяці тому +3

    Van Gogh did not cut off his ear. It was sheared off by a piece of sheet metal in a fight with Paul Goguin in Goguin's apartment.

    • Google made me do it
      Google made me do it 14 днів тому

      +NephilimFree If you art professor answers either one of them did it, they're lying. They weren't there and there's no one who can tell you what really happened because neither Van Gogh nor Gauguin ever mentioned this incident in a way that clearly states who was responsible. It doesn't even matter, they will never mention he got killed for being an artist and instead will make you believe he killed himself or starved to death because they don't want you to reach such greatness and don't believe they will ever reach his toes. Art school is where the poison ends up. Don't listen to your teachers, just get some good books, go to musea, practice, learn how to think in disattachment of the ways the world has been lying to you and learn that these lies only hurt because you have taught yourself they were true. Once you can, make a map and others might end up on a road you drew.

    • Horyaah
      Horyaah 2 місяці тому

      +NephilimFree actually there is much debate about how he cut of his ear

    • NephilimFree
      NephilimFree 3 місяці тому +2

      +John Mcentee Art history. Ask a university art professor.

    • John Mcentee
      John Mcentee 4 місяці тому +1

      Where's the evidence to back up your comment?

  • Hanny Fenwick
    Hanny Fenwick 5 місяців тому +9

    Please pronounce his name correctly. there is no such person as van Go !!!!!!!!!!! Look up a pronounciation guide. Why has America a;ways pronounced van gogh hugely incorrectly.. Brian Oosterbeek Nederland.

    • h d
      h d Місяць тому +2

      Please stop. When I lived in Europe people pronounced my name all different ways depending on their native tongue. With words/terms pronunciation matters to meaning, with names there is no meaning lost.

  • Red-Son
    Red-Son 5 місяців тому +2

    looks like it'll be great

  • Paolo DiGiorno
    Paolo DiGiorno 5 місяців тому +17

    He can play such scary roles. And here he is playing a sensitive soul in Van Gogh. Good actor.

  • Fred
    Fred 6 місяців тому +29

    Van Ghoblin

    PAOLO RICCI 6 місяців тому +36

    I really think he is the BEST actor alive at te moment.

    • Alex Minier
      Alex Minier 3 місяці тому +1

      Have you ever heard of Daniel Day Lewis?

    • Michael Hultgren
      Michael Hultgren 5 місяців тому +1

      I agree 100 procent, also one of the most likeble person in real life, so sweet, so kind and so SMART!

  • Ada Goins
    Ada Goins 6 місяців тому +3

    William!! Where you been man!! I miss you, still looking good!!

  • Michael Ray
    Michael Ray 6 місяців тому +4

    Is this a news program or comedy and ETV

  • YBC malik
    YBC malik 6 місяців тому +1


  • Bradley Cotton
    Bradley Cotton 6 місяців тому +15

    Looks like the Green Goblin’s hung up his glider and pumpkin bombs in exchange for an easel and paints and brushes. 👨🏻‍🎨🎨

    • Helen G. Pitts
      Helen G. Pitts 6 місяців тому

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    • Art Curious
      Art Curious 6 місяців тому +2

      So sad how marvel has warped the minds of an entire generation. Never take a roll in a Marvel movie, it will take forever to wipe that fesces off your shoe. Thankfully Dafoe is powerful enough as an actor to do just that.