After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

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After the creation of his creature, Dr. Frankenstein researches and creates a perfect woman, Eva, to be the mate of the creature. However, the anxiety of the creature creates havoc in the laboratory that is burnt down and explodes, killing Frankenstein's assistants Dr. Zahlus and Paulus. Dr. Frankenstein believes the creature died too but he flees to the woods. Soon he meets and befriends the dwarf Rinaldo, who gives a name to him, Viktor, and invites him to work in a circus in Budapest. Meanwhile Frankenstein and his house keeper Mrs. Baumann (Geraldine Page) teach Eva how to behave and to be independent. One day, Frankenstein introduces Eva to the high-society, telling that she was found amnesic in the woods and has become his protégée. But Frankenstein becomes obsessed of Eva while Viktor and she have a strange connection. What will happen to Eva? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Sting was top first billed and Jennifer Beals second billed on this movie, as reflected in the closing credits, and press and promotional materials, yet during the opening credits, Beals is the first cast member's name to appear, with Sting's name not billed until the end of the opening principal cast's credits. See more »

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Viktor the Monster: Mine!
[gesturing at Eva]
Baron Charles Frankenstein: Take your filthy hands off me!
Viktor the Monster: [grabbing Eva's hand] For me!
Baron Charles Frankenstein: Yes, she's for you.
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Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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"The trouble with free women, Charles, is they're free to despise us. It's a risk I find unacceptable."
3 November 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Reworking of Bride of Frankenstein lacks the wonderful dark humor and...well, pretty much everything good about that classic film. There are some good things here, though. The blind hermit from the original Bride is replaced by a midget, excellently played by David Rappaport. His scenes with Clancy Brown are the best in the movie. Far better than the stuff with Sting and Jennifer Beals. Once Rappaport is gone, the movie becomes far less interesting. Aside from Rappaport, Clancy Brown also does a decent job in a role that's easy to overplay. Sting is competent. Jennifer Beals is terrible in most respects. She seems out of her element throughout the film. The scene with her and the cat was enough to earn her that Razzie Award nomination she received for this movie. Aside from Rappaport and Brown, the movie's other strength is that it is well-photographed. Unfortunately its few qualities aren't enough to make it a truly good movie. It's worth a peek if you're a fan of anything Frankenstein.


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