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  • Writer's pictureEscape Film Club

Poor Things

What's it about?

Brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist, a young woman runs off on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, she grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

Why did we pick it?

Bold, dark and hilarious, Poor Things isn't afraid to take audiences to forbidden places, twisting a Frankenstein tale in a relevant and disturbed way that only Yorgos Lanthimos could get away with.

Who's in it? Emma Stone - Bella Baxter

Mark Ruffalo - Duncan Wedderburn

Willem Dafoe - Godwin Baxter

Who made it?

Yorgos Lanthimos - Director

Alasdair Gray - Writer (Novel)

Tony McNamara - Writer (Screenplay)



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