• Publication date: December 3, 2009

The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray

Under the influence of his decadent friend Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian Gray becomes ...

Under the influence of his decadent friend Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian Gray becomes the embodiment of virtually every sin known to man. The greatest of his sins is vanity: Gray commissions artist Basil Hallward to paint his portrait. Admiring his own painted countenance, Gray silently makes a demonic pact. The years pass: everyone grows older but Gray, who seemingly gets younger and more good-looking every day. Hallward eventually stumbles upon the secret of Dorian's eternal youth: he finds his painting hidden in the attic, the portrait's face grown grotesquely aged and disfigured. Gray kills Hallward so that his secret will remain safe. Later on, Gray falls in love with Hallward's niece Gladys, Certain that Gray is responsible for Hallward's death, Gladys' ex-boyfriend sets out to prove it.