Fall 2018: Mary Shelley


Originally screened: October 24, 2018

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour

Country: United Kingdom

Runtime: 120 minutes

Romantic, artistic, and mythic ambitions mingle in the circle of Romantic poets a young Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) finds herself apart of. In this origin-story biopic treatment, the creation of Godwin’s first novel,Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, and her burgeoning relationship with Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth) are given equal emphasis as convention-flouting creative acts.

Where to watch today: Mary Shelley is available on home video from Shout! Factory, and is available to watch online via iTunes.