Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein : Film And Realism Essay

1617 Words Dec 1st, 2014 7 Pages
Since its debut in 1818, Mary Shelley 's “Frankenstein” has been massively reproduced with children spinoffs and many different editions of films such as animated and realism productions. Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film was directed by Kenneth Branagh and starred Robert De Niro and Kenneth Branagh. The picture was produced on a budget of $45 million and is considered the most faithful film adaptation of Mary Shelley 's novel “Frankenstein”. Imbd.com 's reviews the movie as an “Unappreciated Classic 9/10!” by Id_Woody. (imbd) According to the film in 1794, amid the Arctic Sea, Captain Robert Walton is a man obsessed to reach the North Pole, pushing his crew to complete and utter exhaustion. When his ship hits an iceberg, he is stranded out in the ice. Randomly, Captain Walton and his men hear a horrible, death defying cry and they see a stranger coming towards the ship. He introduces himself as Victor Frankenstein and he tells the captain the story of his life since he was a little boy in Geneva. Victor Frankenstein is a brilliant student and in love with his stepsister Elizabeth, an orphan who was raised by his father, Baron Frankenstein. In 1793, Victor moves to Ingolstadt to study in the universe and biology as he promises to marry Elizabeth soon. In the school, Victor befriends Henry Clerval whom becomes his best friend. Victor gets close to Professor Waldman and decides to create life to cheat death, but Waldman advises him that he should…

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