RETURNING TO CINEMAS FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED TIME BY UNPRECEDENTED AUDIENCE DEMAND! BOTH VERSIONS SCREENING FROM NOVEMBER 29, 2014
National Theatre Live’s thrilling captured live in HD screenings of Frankenstein return to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand!
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park, CBS's Elementary) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the event cinema screenings have since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people around the world.
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale. TRAILER IMAGES