Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti Reviews

January 20, 2020
The film is too brief to be revelatory and is not the virtual museum experience it appears to aspire to, but does serve as a strong introduction to the artist for the uninitiated and offers a deeper dive into Gauguin's portraiture.
September 25, 2018
Deluc and his three cowriters acknowledge the postcolonial thorniness of the situation, yet they fail to explore it.
July 13, 2018
This is a movie about Gauguin that, in the end, is less about his artistry than his ravenous sensibility, his desire to break through to a new way of seeing.
Top Critic
July 13, 2018
The film has beautiful cinematography and occasional peaks of high drama, but lacks the kind of significant tempo necessary to sustain enough interest for nearly two hours to keep a viewer focused.
July 11, 2018
Cassel's Gauguin [is] both menacing and pitiable enough to make Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti riveting on a moment-to-moment basis.
July 11, 2018
The film is beautiful in spots, and features a believably tormented performance by Vincent Cassel as Gauguin, but unfortunately it has only a hazy idea of what it wants to be about.
July 10, 2018
Immersive, strikingly shot, wisely telescoped...
July 10, 2018
Content to be yet another great-man biopic, the movie would rather sanitize than probe.
June 1, 2018
Gauguin has relatively little to say about the paintings of Paul Gauguin, or even about the man himself...
November 3, 2017
Vincent Cassel lays on the tortured-artist schtick extra-thick in this ultimately tedious French-language portrait of the artist Paul Gauguin.
September 27, 2017
The love triangle as depicted here isn't a strong enough structure to support either a traditional three-act configuration or a looser association of ideas connected to Gauguin and his life.