The International Festival of Films on Art - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020

The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein

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


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.


Jean Froment

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