R | | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
In Marvel's The Punisher (2017-), Billy Russo, played by Ben Barnes who also plays Dorian Gray in this film, is seen reading the book The Picture of Dorian Gray in a scene in episode 3 of the first season. This parallels with Russo's character as he... ...
Lord Henry Wotton:
The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her if she is pretty, and to someone else if she is plain.
When Dorian is fighting Jim in the train station tunnel, the sleepers and spikes are visible. The spikes seen were not in use in 1890 when the novel was written, nor the era when the film is set.
In the closing credits, one of the pieces of music played is listed as Haydn's "Sting Quartet" Op 76 No 4.
During post-production, the film was tailored for a '15' certificate in the UK. According to the BBFC, the filmmaker cuts were as follows:
Written by H.C. Lumbye (as Hans Christian Lumbye)
Performed by Tivoli Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos Records/Marco Polo 8.225223
£883,148 (UK) (13 September 2009)
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