The Picture of Dorian Gray

Albert Lewin
1945. English, Fr subtitles
110 mins

In Hollywood, Albert Lewin was known for his friendships with artists, filmmakers, writers and painters, particularly those of European origin.
This aesthetic sensibility, that he introduced in his screenplays and film productions for MGM, is revealed once again in his adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s novel, as he interweaves subtle influences from music, literature and objects, paintings and sculptures that all contribute to building up the stifling setting of Victorian society.



The Picture of Dorian Gray
Extrait de The Picture of Dorian Gray [Le portrait de Dorian Gray]Albert Lewin, 1945© Action/Théâtre du Temple

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