Mary Shelley

Ireland/U.S./Luxembourg, 121m, DCP

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened May 25–July 5, 2018

In 1814, passionate, rebellious teenager Mary Wollstonecroft (a luminous Elle Fanning) finds a kindred spirit in married poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth). Their whirlwind affair scandalizes English society, but leaves her facing a bitter tragedy — a change of fortune that will inspire her most indelible creation: the world’s first science fiction novel, Frankenstein.

Official selection: Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival

An IFC Films release.

A film by Haifaa al-Mansour

A passionate film about a woman’s ideas… a luscious-looking spectacle.”

Hollywood Reporter