3 / 5
Directed by: Massimo Dallamano
Written by: Marcello Coscia, Massimo Dallamano
Actors include: Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom
Length: 101 minutes
Country: UK/Italy/West Germany
A very cool story, but not the greatest execution. The story is simple, Dorian Gray is in love and had a friend paint is portrait. He's self obsessed and can't stand the thought of aging. He ends up making a deal with the devil to be permanently young and attractive. Although he gets to keep his looks, his insides begin changing and he becomes a horrid person. The painting reflects how ugly he actually is which is kinda neat too. It's quite the lesson really and a great idea just not the most entertaining film.