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Title: Dorian Gray

Date: 2009
Type: Drama
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Oliver Parker

Ben Barnes is Dorian Gray, who has his portrait painted by Ben Chaplin and falls under the influence of Colin Firth. Ben Barnes stays young whilst his picture ages, but he uses the gift for amoral womanising, being led astray by Colin Firth. This is quite a dark version of the novel, but the production quality is good giving a something of a feel of the period. The film has a good cast list but the acting is variable and Colin Firth seems miscast in the role of Henry Wotton.


Ben BarnesBen Barnes
Colin FirthColin Firth
Ben ChaplinBen Chaplin
Fiona ShawFiona Shaw
Caroline GoodallCaroline Goodall
Maryam D'AboMaryam d'Abo
Emilia FoxEmilia Fox
Rachel Hurd-WoodRachel Hurd-Wood
Rebecca HallRebecca Hall



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