Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
Director: John Maybury Run Time: 87 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1998
Starring: Daniel Craig, Derek Jacobi, Tilda Swinton
Ryuichi Sakamoto’s score highlights this film about the unconventional relationship between renowned British painter Francis Bacon (Jacobi) and the burglar (Craig) whom he catches red-handed and then begins a love affair with.
Double Feature with THE HANDMAID’S TALE
We regret that tonight’s screening of DERRIDA has been canceled.
“A short but suitably warped account of the love affair between the painter Francis Bacon and a small-time criminal named George Dyer, who would model for some of Bacon’s most convulsive works.” – Anthony Lane, New Yorker