We have all likely chased after something that we greatly desire. This unnamed drive could be towards any number of different things, and our desire for it could be misled and have potentially disastrous consequences. Ephraim Winslow’s (Robert Pattinson) specific drive is to discover what it is like at the top of the lighthouse that he has been keeping for four weeks on a remote island.
Vincent Van Gogh is a fascinating figure. He had many mental and physical problems, but still had strong opinions on art and nature. At Eternity’s Gate beautifully portrays his struggles and his genius.