Dorian (2002)

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  • Pact with the Devil Alternative


Horror. Two bodies are found. Henry Wood tells Detective Giatti how he met the victims. In June 1980 he met Louis, a handsome man who he persuaded to pose for Bae, a fashion photographer he managed. Henry has the portrait photograph framed and tells Louis the story of Dorian Gray. Louis embraces the story and takes the name Dorian. He splits with his girlfriend Sybil, a former junkie, who overdoses and dies. By September 1990 he is a successful model, still young while his portrait has grown old. He and Bae become lovers but he moves to Germany. The portrait becomes uglier. Finally, Henry says, a week ago Dorian, as young as ever, turned up at a retrospective of Bae's work. Bae revealed that Henry took Dorian's picture (she has also sold her soul to Henry). Dorian and Bae fight. Henry arrives to find her dead. Henry and Dorian struggle. Dorian accidentally stabs his portrait, becomes hideous and dies. The portrait now shows a young man. The detective accepts Henry's version of the story and leaves. As Henry leaves, he sees a handsome young man in the street.

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