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

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87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.
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Director
John Maybury (directed by)
Producer
Chiara Menage (produced by)
Composer
Ryuichi Sakamoto (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Emma Buckley (casting by) | Mary Selway (casting by)
Production Designer
Alan Macdonald (as Alan MacDonald)
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Release date
Oct 7, 1998 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 3,610 votes