Frankenstein: Cumberbatch

The National Theatre production

UK, 2011, 1 hour 59 minutes

Genre: fantastic melodrama

Director: Danny Boyle

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller

Film age rating: 15+

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered creature (Lee Miller) is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker (Cumberbatch). Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.