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Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon

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This sublime fictional biography of the artist Francis Bacon, which was screened in competition at Cannes in 1998, gave Daniel Craig his first major film role. The future 007 plays George Dyer, a small-time crook from the East End of London with whom Bacon pursues a passionate and merciless relationship. While Bacon is being feted at the Grand Palais in Paris, Dyer, alone, slugs down a fatal cocktail.
  • fiction
  • United Kingdom, France, Japan, USA
  • 1998 | 87 min. | Colour
  • Language : English | French |
  • Subtitles : French
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
John Maybury
Cinematography
John Mathieson
Editing
Daniel Goddard
Music
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Sound
Paul Davies
Tim Alban
Cast
Derek Jacobi
Daniel Craig
Tilda Swinton
Anne Lambton
Producer
Chiara Menage
BBC Films
British Film Institute
Print Contact
British Film Institute
John Maybury
Filmobiography
2008 The Edge of Love
1994 Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies (awarded at Berlinale)
1983 Circus Logic I-IV (first feature)
1982 The Court of Miracles (short, first of 46 credits and video clips for Boy George, Morrissey, Neneh Cherry, Sinead O'Connor etc.)
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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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