"After Shelly comes down from the roof and tells of his fascination with lightning, Byron calls him "Shelly, The Modern Prometheus." When it was first published in 1818, Mary Shelly's novel was called "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus."
The painting that Mary Shelley sees on the wall, and that subsequently comes to life in her dream, is Johann Heinrich Fuessli's "Nightmare.""
"An odd movie which makes no sense whatsoever. Director Ken Russell is in total OTT mode here with some strange imagery, unfortunately it's not very striking and it just all comes off as weird and pointless. I'm sorry to say this movie is a complete mess."
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What happens when a group of debauched and depraved writers get together one night in a villa by Lake Geneva, for an evening of fun, partying, and sodomy? Total perverse insanity, no duh!
Gothic tells a highly exaggerated and fictional version of a true story. In May 1816, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley and her half-sister Claire Clairmont went to visit Lord Byron and his physician John William Polidori in Byron's Swiss Villa Diodati. In the film, the three stay at the villa for only a"