Mary Shelley

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  • PG-13
She will forever be remembered as the writer who gave the world Frankenstein. But the real life story of Mary Shelley—and the creation of her immortal monster—is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father (Stephen... read more
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She will forever be remembered as the writer who gave the world Frankenstein. But the real life story of Mary Shelley—and the creation of her immortal monster—is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father (Stephen Dillane) in 18th-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) is a teenage dreamer determined to make her mark on the world when she meets the dashing and brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth). So begins a torrid, bohemian love affair marked by both passion and personal tragedy that will transform Mary and fuel the writing of her Gothic masterwork. Imbued with the imaginative spirit of its heroine, Mary Shelley brings to life the world of a trailblazing woman who defied convention and channeled her innermost demons into a legend for the ages.

Original Release

05/10/2018

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Cast

Elle Fanning Mary Shelley
Douglas Booth Percy Shelley
Bel Powley Claire Clairmont
Maisie Williams Isabel Baxter
Joanne Froggatt Mary Jane Clairmont
Stephen Dillane William Godwin
Tom Sturridge Lord Byron
Ben Hardy John Polidori
Hugh O'Conor Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Jack Hickey Hunched backed man
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Directors

Haifaa Al-Mansour

Writers

Emma Jensen, Haifaa Al-Mansour, Conor McPherson

Cast

Elle Fanning Mary Shelley
Douglas Booth Percy Shelley
Bel Powley Claire Clairmont
Maisie Williams Isabel Baxter
Joanne Froggatt Mary Jane Clairmont
Stephen Dillane William Godwin
Tom Sturridge Lord Byron
Ben Hardy John Polidori
Hugh O'Conor Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Jack Hickey Hunched backed man
Ciara Charteris Harriet Shelley
Donna Marie Sludds Bookseller
Michael Cloke Grooms
Sarah Lamesch Eliza
Laurence Foster Bookseller
Andy McKell Man 1
Dean Gregory Footman
Ondra Dorian Grooms
Ingridi Verardo De Moraes Usher
Gilbert Johnston Usher

Producers

Mark Amin Executive Producer
Amy Baer Executive Producer
Tyler Boehm Executive Producer
Joannie Burstein Executive Producer
Ruth Coady Executive Producer
Orlagh Collins Executive Producer
David Grumbach Executive Producer
Johanna Hogan Executive Producer
Phil Hunt Executive Producer
Emma Jensen Executive Producer
Des Martin Executive Producer
Rebecca Miller Executive Producer
Alan Moloney Executive Producer
Compton Ross Executive Producer
Marie Gabrielle Stewart Executive Producer
Cami Winikoff Executive Producer
Peter Watson Executive Producer
Alan Moloney Producer
Ruth Coady Producer
Amy Baer Producer
Mark Amin Producer
Tyler Boehm Producer
Orlagh Collins Producer
David Grumbach Producer
Johanna Hogan Producer
Rebecca Miller Producer
Compton Ross Producer
Des Martin Producer

Editors

Alex Mackie, Nathan Nugent

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