Loving Vincent is a biographical film about the last days of Vincent van Gogh's life animated in the style of van Gogh's paintings. The film
is a creates discussion and mystery around the circumstances of his death and allows the integration of nonfiction texts into the lesson.
This viewing guide provide three questions that analyzes The Starry Night followed by ten questions to be answered during the film. After viewing the film, three deeper questions ask students to analyze the style and content of the film. If you're looking for ways to introduce reading skills into your classroom, I have also provided two nonfiction readings with questions: an excerpt from a letter written from Vincent to his brother Theo and a nonfiction article about a possible medical diagnosis of vertigo for van Gogh. Finally, an answer key for all the questions is provided.