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Thursday, April 12, 2018

"Frankenstein" - Elle Fanning Is "Mary Shelley"



The goth, romantic feature "Mary Shelley" is directed by Haifaa al-Mansour, focusing on the young writer who fell in love with poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, inspiring her to write the novel "Frankenstein", starring Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Douglas Booth, Bel Powley and Ben Hardy, opening July 6, 2018:


"...'Mary' (Fanning) is a wayward teen spending more time reading scary literature than helping out with chores back at home. She clashes with stepmother 'Mary Jane' (Froggatt) but shares a warm relationship with stepsister 'Claire' (Powley) and father 'William Godwin' (Stephen Dillane), a renowned political philosopher and novelist.


"She also shares a strident streak with her late mother, the forward-thinking feminist 'Mary Wollstonecraft'. When Mary encounters handsome and rebellious poet 'Percy Shelley' (Douglas Booth), her life takes a dramatic turn that takes her across Europe...


"...encountering love, betrayal, tragedy and ultimately inspiration to write the classic horror novel "Frankenstein" aka "The Modern Prometheus"...


"...inspired by the Jewish folklore legend 'The Golem'...


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