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Love is the Devil in August

BFI have announced the UK DVD release of John Maybury’s Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon on 25th August 2008 priced at £19.99. Exploring the territory where art, love and sex collide, Love is the Devil charts the powerful and dangerous relationship between one of Britain’s most controversial artists, Francis Bacon (Derek Jacobi) and his lover and muse George Dyer (Daniel Craig).

Features include:

  • 1.66:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Optional English HOH subtitles on the feature and commentary
  • New feature-length commentary by John Maybury and Derek Jacobi
  • The Colony – A Documentary Preview, exploring the legendary Soho club
  • New interview with producers Ben Gibson and Chiara Menage
  • Illustrated booklet containing specially commissioned essays and notes by Christopher Frayling and Michael O’Pray

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