France, 1890. The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound leaking blood from his belly. This was Vincent van Gogh, then a little-known artist whose work would eventually make him regarded as one of the most famous artists in the world. His tragic death has long been known, what has remained a mystery is how and why he came to be shot. This animated film explores van Gogh's life, art and mysterious demise.