PG certificateLust for Life is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Lust for Life is a 4 star programme

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Lust for Life (1956)

Directed by
Vincente Minnelli

Biopic of the artist Vincent van Gogh. Driven by intense passions, van Gogh finds himself too often at odds with the world around him as he struggles to make his mark as an artist in late 19th-century Europe. Anthony Quinn won an Oscar for his portrayal of Paul Gauguin.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is Lust for Life next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 December 10th, 1:30pm and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland December 10th, 1:30pm. See more...


Image for Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas...Vincent Van Gogh
Image for Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn...Paul Gauguin
James Donald...Theo Van Gogh
Pamela Brown...Christine
Everett Sloane...Dr. Gachet
Niall MacGinnis...Roulin
Noel Purcell...Anton Mauve
Henry Daniell...Theodorus Van Gogh
Madge Kennedy...Anna Cornelia Van Gogh
Jill Bennett...Willemien
Lionel Jeffries...Doctor Peyron
Laurence Naismith...Dr. Bosman
Eric Pohlmann...Colbert
Jeanette Sterke...Cousin Kay
Toni Gerry...Johanna