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Dorian Gray

Certificate 15
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Historical/Period, Romance, Adaptation, Adult, Gay, Feature Director: Oliver Parker Release date: 11/09/2009
Runtime: 112 minutes Language: English Distributor: Momentum Pictures
Colin Firth, Ben Barnes, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Rebecca Hall, Fiona Shaw, Emilia Fox, Ben Chaplin, Caroline Goodall, Maryam d'Abo, Douglas Henshall
Ben Barnes takes the title role in this 2009 adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 1891 novel. When Dorian arrives in London he is introduced to a rakish, dissolute lifestyle by the larger-than-life character of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth). When one of Wotton's artist friends paints Dorian's portrait, Dorian makes an offhand vow to always stay as young and handsome as he is in the picture, even at the cost of his soul. As his behaviour becomes ever more corrupt and hedonistic, Dorian's comely countenance remains unchanged; but the portrait begins to tell a different story...