Transposing Oscar Wilde’s classic tale of narcissism and hedonistic indulgence to late-twentieth-century Manhattan, Allan Goldstein directs cult favourite Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) and Ethan Erikson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) in the ultimate psychodrama.
Photographer’s assistant Louis is a beautiful youth with beautifully simple dreams – until he meets the manipulative Henry Wooten, New York socialite and manager to the stars. Henry already knows all about Louis. He convinces him that he has that he has the face of tomorrow, but only today to live for. Fame, Fortune and Eternal Youth could all be his, but at a price: his soul. As Louis is captured within a framed picture, Dorian, a self-indulgent, self-destructive, forever gorgeous supermodel, is born.
After ten years of hard sex, drugs and rock n’ roll, Dorian is still picture-perfect. But the portrait’s grotesque disfigurement reflects every unconscionable act born of Dorian. Trapped inside Dorian’s flawless body, Louis wants out. But in a pact with the devil, there can be no escape...
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