WHO’S IN IT?
Elle Fanning (The Neon Demon), Douglas Booth (The Limehouse Golem), Tom Sturridge (Far From The Madding Crowd), Bel Powley (The Diary of a Teenage Girl), Stephen Dillane (Darkest Hour), Ben Hardy (Only The Brave), Maisie Williams (The Falling), Joanne Froggatt (Starfish)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Haifaa Al-Mansour (Wadjda), director; Emma Jensen (film debut), writer; Amy Baer (Last Vegas), Ruth Coady (The Food Guide to Love) and Alan Moloney (Albert Nobbs), producers; Amelia Warner (Mum’s List), composer; David Ungaro (Pieces of Me), cinematographer; Alex Mackie (Bright Young Things), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In early 19th century London, teenage dreamer Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Fanning) meets and later marries the dashing and brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Booth), whose bohemian and tragic lifestyle would go on to inspire Mary’s own literary creation, that of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his dangerous desire to bring life back to the dead…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Elle Fanning becomes alive in the role of Mary Shelley, the renowned author whose book Frankenstein would go on to become a gothic literary classic.