Mary Shelley's Frankenstein DVD £2.95 @ The Hut & Zavvi
Passion, obsession and horror combine to recreate the most terrifying and shattering story of all time - Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN.
It is the late eighteenth century. After the death of his beloved mother, young Victor Frankenstein (Kenneth Branagh - Hamlet) leaves his father and Elizabeth, the adopted sister he passionately loves (Helen Bonham Carter - Mighty Aphrodite), to attend university. Here he becomes obsessed with the teachings of Professor Walman (John Cleese - A Fish Called Wanda) who believes that living creatures can actually be created from dead matter.
One electrifying night, Frankenstein's efforts are rewarded as his Creature (Robert De Niro - Heat) struggles to life. Alone, despised and driven by a rage of emotional agony, it sets off to find its maker... And so begins the nightmare what will engulf Victor Frankenstein...