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A luscious-looking spectacle, drenched in the colors and visceral sensations of nature, the sensuality of young lovers...a passionate film.
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Mary Shelley

She will forever be remembered as the writer who gave the world Frankenstein. But the real life story of Mary Shelley—and the creation of her immortal monster—is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father (Stephen Dillane) in 18th-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) is a teenage dreamer determined to make her mark on the world when she meets the dashing and brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth). So begins a torrid, bohemian love affair marked by both passion and personal tragedy that will transform Mary and fuel the writing of her Gothic masterwork. Imbued with the imaginative spirit of its heroine, Mary Shelley brings to life the world of a trailblazing woman who defied convention and channeled her innermost demons into a legend for the ages.

Played at

Music Hall, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Playhouse 7, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Town Center 5, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Monica Film Center, 5.25.18 - 6.07.18
Rated PG-13 Closed Captioning Available Closed Captioning Available
Genre: Art & Artists, Bio-pic, Drama, Romance, Women and Film
Runtime: 121 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Allyson Johnson, The Young Folks
Haifaa al-Mansour’s 'Mary Shelley' is a great many things. It’s moody and gray; it’s lush and drowned in fog, elevated by a score that bursts from the screen, engulfing the viewers into a cocoon of atmospheric bliss. Traveling down the bumpy road that is the biopic ...