Frankenstein (2004)

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Another adaption of Mary Shelley's novel about a scientist who brings life to a creature fashioned from corpses and various body parts.

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Another adaption of Mary Shelley's novel about a scientist who brings life to a creature fashioned from corpses and various body parts.

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A classic tale of undying love.


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As Eva is counting the ducks in the pond, the water is brown and murky. However, when the Creature is standing over her, the water is clear enough to see his reflection. See more »

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Victor Frankenstein: If an artist can create beauty with paint and brushes then why can't a scientist create life with flesh and bone?
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Prelude A-minor, Op.28-2
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For lovers of the original...
19 January 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If you have actually read Frankenstein and despaired of ever seeing a good portrayal of the Creature on screen, then you MUST see this version of Mary Shelley's work. Finally, Hallmark has produced a relatively faithful version (changes, such as increased time for the love-story between Victor and Elizabeth, are reasonable and do not alter the original tenor of the work) with an excellent cast. Luke Goss' Creature is eloquent and highly sympathetic, with a beautiful, plaintive voice that is utterly convincing--as is proper. To demonstrate: my father has never read the story and is a big fan of Branagh's wretched film (don't get me wrong, I like Ken, just not that film), but he watched this version with me and exclaimed about halfway through: ''Wow, I never thought of the Monster's problem like that. Frankenstein is really horrible! Why doesn't he just do what the Creature asks? I mean, his life sucks and he just wants some happiness. Frankenstein is such a jerk!'' If the original message of the story can reach my father, then anyone who loves the original will enjoy this film all the more. William Hurt is very enjoyable as always, and Alec Newman does a fine job making himself less and less appealing (and yet more and more interesting) as the story progresses. (It's interesting how his unusual facial features appear as distorted as the Creature's on certain occasions.) All-in-all, a comprehensive and beautiful adaptation, almost sure to please anyone with a love of the book.


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