The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through different European countries in that period. Although Frankenstein is just an invention strange things happen to the people Mary does not like.
Byron sólo lamentaba los pecados que no había podido cometer [Byron only lamented the sins he hadn't committed]
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One of eight (8) films available on the 2012, 2-DVD set, "British Cinema Collections: 8 Acclaimed Films". The films are:
Disc 1: "Love Among the Ruins" (1975), "The Inheritance" (1997), Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" (1948), and Robert Louis Stevenson's "St. Ives" (1998).
Disc 2: "School for Seduction" (2004), "Dirty Pretty Things"" (2002), "Rogue Trader" (1999), and "ROWING WITH THE WIND" (1988). See more
Yesterday I said something to Claire, which I would like to say to you personally.
I know, Claire told me. But I would not mind hearing it again.
I merely wished to say how much I like you, Mary. And Shelley.
I was just saying to Mr. Shelley that it would be a good idea to read horror stories during the evenings. Fiction is by far the best vaccine against reality.
It is a very good idea, Polidori. But I propose that in honor of Shelley, instead of vaccinating ourselves against reality, we ...
Version of Haunted Summer
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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