Lust for Life (1956)
Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color (E. Preston Ames)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Norman Corwin)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Lust for Life is a MGM biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, based on the 1934 novel by Irving Stone and adapted by Norman Corwin. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by John Houseman. The film stars Kirk Douglas as Van Gogh, James Donald as his brother Theo, Pamela Brown, Everett Sloane, and Anthony Quinn, who won an Oscar for his performance as Van Gogh's fast friend and rival Paul Gauguin.