Love Is The Devil: Study For A Portrait Of Francis Bacon

  • 1998
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography, Drama

It's not a pretty picture, but Francis Bacon -- the late British painter who depicted the human form as distorted lumps of flesh, tooth, bone and gristle -- was never very interested in pretty. In a brilliant, stylistic tour de force, writer-director John Maybury offers a scathing portrait of the tormented artist, designed in the style of Bacon's own grotesque...read more

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02:12 — The searing portrait of the English painter Francis Bacon at the height of his fame in the 1960s is one of the nastiest and most truthful portraits of (more…)

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • Review: It's not a pretty picture, but Francis Bacon -- the late British painter who depicted the human form as distorted lumps of flesh, tooth, bone and gristle -- was never very interested in pretty. In a brilliant, stylistic tour de force, writer-director John… (more)

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