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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FRANKENSTEIN

Director: Danny Boyle

UK, 2011, 140 min approx


Please note: this event is screening as part of the 2014 Autumn/Winter IFI Schools Programme only.

English National Theatre Live’s encore broadcast of Frankenstein allows cinema audiences around the world the chance to experience this thrilling and disturbing classic gothic tale. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature (Benedict Cumberbatch) is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his
creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Age Recommendation 15+

Events Officer at Science Gallery, Shaun O’Boyle, will introduce this screening.

Science Gallery’s post-Frankenstein workshop:

Join the experts at the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin for a special post-Frankenstein workshop as part of their new exhibition, Bloodworks, which looks at everything from transfusions to vampires, genetics to horror films.
Admission to this workshop is FREE but booking is essential though IFI Education on 01 679 5744. Limited to 60 places.

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