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


This British biographical drama probes the life of painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992), critically acclaimed as the outstanding British painter of the latter half of the 20th Century. This unsympathetic portrait of Bacon ([[Performer~P34894~Derek Jacobi~derekjacobi]]) begins when George Dyer ([[Performer~P15549~Daniel Craig~danielcraig]]), a small-time criminal from working-class East End environs, drops through a skylight to rob Bacon's studio -- and is ordered into bed by Bacon. The two become a familiar...more