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Love Is The Devil

DIRECTED BY - John Maybury

An intriguing biographical look at British painter Francis Bacon focusing on his turbulent and tragic relationship with lover George Dyer, a former boxer and small time thief. I, CLAUDIUS veteran Jacobi gives a fiery performance as the mischievous and emotionally chilly artist who is awakened one night in his ill-kempt studio by Dyer, who has come to rob him. Bacon offers him the chance to take whatever he wants if he stays the night. Dyer stays on as Bacon's lover, beginning a turbulent affair during the course of which both parties' insecurities and destructive natures are revealed. Directed by famed British video artist John Maybury.

Film Info

RUNTIME - 88 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1998

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - United Kingdom, France, Japan

LANGUAGE - English


John Maybury


Chiara Menage


Anne Lambton


Derek Jacobi


Daniel Craig


Karl Johnson


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