18 certificateLove is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a Film programme that first aired in 1998 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a 3 star programme

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Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Directed by
John Maybury

Feature-length drama exploring the contradictions in Francis Bacon's artistic and personal life, particularly his intriguing relationship with lover George Dyer. Set in the 60s and 70s, it charts Bacon and Dyer's turbulent liaison, from their first meeting to the tragic events which unfolded at the opening of Bacon's retrospective at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1998

Rating:
3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 January 29th, 1:00am and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland January 29th, 1:00am. See more...

Cast

Image for Derek JacobiDerek Jacobi...Francis Bacon
Image for Daniel CraigDaniel Craig...George Dyer
Image for Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton...Muriel Belcher
Anne Lambton...Isabel Rawsthorne
Adrian Scarborough...Daniel Farson
Karl Johnson...John Deakin
Annabel Brooks...Henrietta Moraes
Richard Newbould...Blond Billy
Ariel de Ravenel...French Official
Tallulah...Ian Board
Andy Linden...Ken Bidwell
David Kennedy...Joe Furneval
Gary Hume...Volker Dix
Damian Dibben...Brighton Rent Boy
Image for Antony CottonAntony Cotton...Brighton Rent Boy