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Frankenstein


Part of our Culture Vulture series. For more screenings and information, visit: www.laemmle.com/culturevulture.

Frankenstein returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s revolutionary novel.

Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) in the role of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

Adapted by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

Played at

Playhouse 7, 10.29.18 - 10.30.18
Royal, 10.29.18 - 10.30.18
Town Center 5, 10.29.18 - 10.30.18
Claremont 5, 10.29.18 - 10.30.18
Rated NR
Genre: Culture Vulture
Runtime: 140 min
Language: English