The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein

France | 2018 | 55 min
English
Author: Jérôme Perrault
Graphic creation: Clémence De Chambrun
Editing: Jean Froment
Composer: Stéphane Lopez
Director: Jean Froment

Synopsis

North American Premiere

Published almost two centuries ago, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley (1797–1851) is recognized as a pioneering work of science fiction. In calling upon science to satisfy the quest for immortality, the legendary story is constantly echoed in contemporary times, in a struggle against death that defies imagination and fiction. To celebrate the novel’s bicentennial, this documentary reveals the fascinating life of its author. As the plotline evolves, creator and creature are brought into the spotlight to breathe new life into the enthralling history of this masterpiece of the horror genre.

Directors

Jean Froment

Screenings playing this movie

15:00
Musée McCord - Théâtre J. Armand Bombardier
Screening # 44
Trumbull Land
FIFA Official selection

Trumbull Land

France | 51 min | 2018

English, French | Subtitles in French

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18:00
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin, Salle 12
Screening # 100
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