The house party that invented modern horror: How Frankenstein was born.
A dark and stormy night in Lake Geneva. In a game of competitive ghost storytelling incited by her friend Lord Byron, Mary Shelley animated the corpse of a literary icon – Frankenstein’s monster.
Pairing drama and real-life letters alongside takes from Shelley’s current literary counterparts Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman, this documentary tells the story of how modern horror was electrified into life.
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