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Lust for Life

Lust for Life is a 1956 biographical film which tells the life story of Vincent Van Gogh. It stars Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Pamela Brown and Everett Sloane.

The movie was adapted by Norman Corwin from the novel by Irving Stone. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and George Cukor.

The movie won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Anthony Quinn). It was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Kirk Douglas), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color and Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Adapted.

"Lust for Life" is also the name of a song by punk rock musician Iggy Pop.