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  (in credits order)

Malcolm McDowell ... Henry

Ethan Erickson ... Louis / Dorian

Victoria Sanchez ... Mariella Steiner

Ron Lea ... Detective Giatti
Jennifer Nitsch ... Bae

Karen Cliche ... Christine

Amy Sloan ... Sybil

Carl Alacchi ... James
Bronwen Booth ... Trina
Henri Pardo ... Cop at Crime Scene
Daniella Ferrera ... Woman #1 at Dorian's Loft (as Daniela Ferrera)

Jane McLean ... Woman #2 at Dorian's Loft
Ellen David ... Diana Baker

Christoph Waltz ... Rolf Steiner
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Directed by
Allan A. Goldstein 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Jobin 
Ron Raley 
Oscar Wilde  novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Produced by
Barbara Bergman .... co-producer
Charmaine Carvalho .... producer
Charles Even .... associate producer
Allan A. Goldstein .... producer
David Goldstein .... co-producer
Christine Kavanagh .... producer
Luciano Lisi .... producer
David Brian Moore .... executive producer
Maria Rohm .... producer
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
Original Music by
Larry Cohen 
Cinematography by
Eric Moynier 
Film Editing by
Benjamin Duffield 
Casting by
Dean E. Fronk 
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
Csaba András Kertész 
Set Decoration by
Josianne Noreau (key set decorator)
Costume Design by
Brigitte Desroches 
Makeup Department
Louis-Michel Bertrand .... assistant makeup artist
Michel Comeau .... daily makeup artist
Nathalie Garon .... daily hair stylist
Erik Gosselin .... key makeup effects artist
Erik Gosselin .... special makeup effects artist
Marie-Josée Lopez .... key makeup artist (as Marie-Josée Lopez-Fruhauff)
Martine Léveillé .... assistant hair stylist
Sabin Paradis .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Renaud Mathieu .... production manager
Pierre Thériault .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Annie Boudreau .... trainee assistant director
Luc Campeau .... first assistant director
Charmaine Carvalho .... second unit director
Alexandra Page .... third assistant director
Thomas Parkinson .... second assistant director
Art Department
Susan Bayne .... decorator
Marc Fiquet .... props buyer
Sylvain Joyal .... swing
Roger Martin .... decorator
Randall Melanson .... swing
Martine Mongrain .... art department coordinator
Alain Rouillier .... swing
Tim Walton .... property master
Tim Winchester .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Pierre Bertrand .... boom operator
Richard Betanzos .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Donald .... supervising dialog editor
David Gertsman .... sound effects editor
Michael Gurman .... supervising sound editor
Steven Gurman .... sound supervisor
Stan Sakellaropoulos .... dialog editor
Philippe Scultety .... sound recordist
Ben Gauthier .... stunt double
Nathalie Girard .... stunt double (as Natalie Girard)
Lana Markarian .... stunt double
Minor Mustain .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Beasse .... focus puller
Alain Bisson Doyal .... best boy grip
Francis Bronsard .... grip
Michel Comeau .... electrics
Marc-Antoine Cuerrier .... electrics
François Daignault .... steadicam operator
Stéphane de Ernsted .... key grip
Jacques Dupuis .... grip
Réal Guindon .... grip
Leopold Laliberte Guy .... electrician (as Leopold Laliberte-Guy)
Serge Hughes .... second assistant camera
Christopher Kralik .... still photographer
Maarten Kroonenburg .... focus puller
Pierre Lambert .... director of photography: second unit
Regent Marin .... clapper loader
Gilles Mayer .... gaffer
Denis-Noel Mostert .... steadicam operator
Claude Pothier .... rigging gaffer
Sébastien Raymond .... still photographer
Louis Richard .... best boy electric
Marie-France Taillon .... electrics
Lennard Wells .... grip
Casting Department
Linda Rona .... extras casting
Nadia Rona .... casting: Montreal
Greg Sacks .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joceline Charette .... extras dresser
Isabelle Dupire .... on-set costumer
Dominique Girard .... assistant dresser (as Dominic Girard)
Christine Gribbin .... on-set costumer
Nicole Pelletier .... additional costume designer
Editorial Department
Claudine Blain .... negative cutter
Vince Di Clemente .... post-production coordinator
Tracie Gemmel .... assistant editor
Pierre Thériault .... post-production coordinator
Vladimir Zabransky .... color timer
Music Department
Monique Venier .... lyricist
Transportation Department
Michel Boulanger .... driver: cast
Other crew
Sophie Boyer .... script supervisor
Sophie Daubisse .... production coordinator
Marie-Michelle Emond .... production accountant
Mélanie Houde .... production secretary
Valérie Lapierre .... assistant accountant
Lucio Tomaro .... location manager
Glenn Tussman .... in memory of Glenn Tussman 1967-2002

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pact with the Devil" - Europe (English title), USA (video title)
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USA:89 min
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Bad paint job, 27 November 2005
Author: Nigel Edwards (zeppo-2) from United Kingdom

This is a modern updating of the classic, 'Picture of Dorian Grey.' As if the Oscar Wilde story was rewritten by sex & shopping book hack, Jackie Collins. There's nothing new here except for the setting, in a photo model environment instead of Victorian London.

It starts off interesting enough but McDowell as a poor man's Devil, begins to chew the scenery before too long. And sadly, Ethan Erickson doesn't have the range of acting to successfully portray the slowly morally declining Dorian.

For a study in debauchery, there's precious little shown, you would get the idea the height of decadence was dancing in a few discos on the continent. Surprising since the video I watched had an 18 certificate.

The original film version was made under far more stringent censorship rules but still was able to imply the depths that Dorian sunk to in his pursuit of hedonistic pleasures.

This is just fodder for the MTV generation, full of flash style and hip music but lacking in any real substance at all.

Watch the original or for a study in moral corruption, check out the excellent 'Alias Nick Beal' starring Ray Milland as well.

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