Sci-Fi & Horror • Fantasy, History, Horror, R
Lord Byron (Gabriel Byrne) promises his guests a night of horror only a mad poet can deliver and after partaking in hallucinogens, the guests tell ghost stories while exploring the dark corridors of his home - and of their minds. If any director is suited to retelling the wild night that conjured the creation of Frankenstein, it's British cinema's enfant terrible of exuberant flamboyance, Ken Russell, who doesn't disappoint with this highly stylised and chilling origin story of gothic horror.
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