Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In 1794, in the Arctic Sea, Captain Robert Walton is a man obsessed to reach the North Pole, pushing his crew to exhaustion. When his ship hits an iceberg, it is stranded in the ice. Out of the blue, Captain Walton and his men overhear a dreadful cry and they see a stranger coming to the ship. He introduces himself as Victor Frankenstein and he tells the Captain the story of his life since he was a little boy in Geneva. Victor is a barilliant student, and in love with his stepsister Elizabeth, an orphan that was raised by his father Baron Victor von Frankenstein. In 1793, Victor moves to Ingolstadt to study at the university, and he promises to get married to Elizabeth. At the university, Victor befriends Henry Clerval, who becomes his best friend. Victor gets close to Professor Waldman and decides to create life to cheat death, but Waldman advises him that he should not try this experiment, since the result would be an abomination. When Waldman dies, Victor steals his notes and tries...

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writer: Mary Shelley (novel), Steph Lady (screenplay), Frank Darabont (screenplay)
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Year: 1994
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 6.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 04 Nov 1994
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 nominations.


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Creature - Robert De Niro
Henry - Tom Hulce
Walton - Aidan Quinn
Victor's Father - Ian Holm
Grandfather - Richard Briers
Professor Waldman - John Cleese
Professor Krempe - Robert Hardy
Victor's Mother - Cherie Lunghi
Mrs. Moritz - Celia Imrie
Justine - Trevyn McDowell
Claude - Gerard Horan
Marie - Joanna Roth
Maggie - Sasha Hanau
Landlord - Alfred Bell
Minister - Richard Clifford
Policeman - George Asprey
Schiller - Hugh Bonneville
William (as Ryan Smith) - Ryan J-W Smith
Young William - Charles Wyn-Davies
Young Victor - Rory Jennings
Young Justine - Christina Cuttall
Young Elizabeth (as Hannah Taylor-Gordon) - Hannah Taylor Gordon
Frau Brach - Susan Field
Grigori - Jimmy Yuill
Ships Crew - Chris Barnes
Ships Crew - Shaun Prendergast
Ships Crew - Tommy Wright
Ships Crew - David Kennedy
Ships Crew - Paul Gregory
Ships Crew - Chris Hollis
Ships Crew - Robin Lloyd
Ships Crew - Alex Lowe
Ships Crew - Graham Loughridge
Ships Crew - Simon Cox
Ships Crew - Robert Hines
Rough Woman - Lonnie James
Vendor's Wife - Jenny Galloway
Rough Man - Peter Jonfield
City Official - Edward Jewesbury
Midwife - Siobhan Redmond
Assistant Midwife - Francine Morgan
Woman in Labor - Sue Long
Guard - Angus Wright
Stablehand - Michael Gould
Servant - Max Gold
Mansion Staff - Abigail Reynolds
Mansion Staff - Theresa Fresson
Mansion Staff - Mark Inman
Mansion Staff - Dudi Appleton
Mansion Staff (as Meriel Schofield) - Meriel Scholfield
Medical Student - Kenneth W Caravan
Executioner - Jim Carter
Ballroom Orchestra Conductor - Patrick Doyle
Man in crowd scene - Stuart Hazeldine
Choir Boy - Kevin Hudson
Medical student - Peter Noble
Dead Woman - Fay Ripley