Visitors take a look at Vincent van Gogh's 'Starry Night' at the MoMA exhibit, on March 24, 2004 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibit, which opened February 20 and runs through December 14, has been a tremendous success and is averaging between 5,000 and 7,000 visitors a day. Highlights of the exhibit, all of which come from the Museum of Modern Art in New York, include works by Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Jackson Pollock and Roy Lichtenstein. (Photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Watch the trailer: Entire film made from Van Gogh's paintings

On what would have been his 163rd birthday, Vincent Van Gogh's paintings are getting a new life thanks to a new film.

It's called "Loving Vincent," and artists painstakingly animated 120 of  Van Gogh's works for the film.

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Each second of film takes 12 individual animations to tell Van Gogh's life story. That equals an approximate 56,800 paintings, Upworthy reported.

But filmmakers didn't use just his art to inspire the movie. The script is coming from 800 letters Van Gogh wrote, according to the film's Kickstarter campaign.

Watch the trailer below or click here.

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