Frankenstein kills Elizabeth, sending Victor into madness. Victor returns Elizabeth's body to the laboratory and attempts to restore her using Justine's intact body. The gothic staircase is a reoccurring image of Victor's descent into a dangerous relationship to life and death.
An aristocratic young Victor Frankenstein dances with his mother. Elizabeth is brought to meet her new family. Years later, Frankenstein sits in a dimly lit study reading medical books. His mother Caroline tells him to enjoy life. Victor and Elizabeth dance in the large ballroom. When Caroline faints, his father Baron Alphonse and the attendants are thrust into chaos. A strike of lightening foreshadows Caroline's complicated birth, and she dies. Victor is heartbroken, setting in motion his obses
Victory, Elizabeth and their friend fly kites on a mountaintop. When an unusual cloud passes overhead, Victor set up one of his inventions, and they all received small electric charges. That evening Victory and Elizabeth share a kiss and decide to wed. Victor leaves for Ingolstadt, where he rents a large gothic attic, with an apex roof. Much of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein relies on architecture to portray the direction of the story, from looming staircases to dimly lit studies and gothic laborat
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This is the pivotal scene from The Daughter (based on the Henrik Ibsen play, The Wild Duck) in which Oliver confronts his wife over her affair and discovers that Hedvig is not his daughter. (Coarse language.)
In this short scene, Oliver is comforted by his father upon the discovery that his wife had an affair and the child he believed to be his own is, in fact, another man's. Oliver's father opens up about his own personal experiences to try and encourage his son to consider reconciliation. (Coarse language.)
We follow J and his family after their close family friend, Baz, is murdered. These scenes offer a brief glimpse of the tension, anger and sadness that permeates a home after a tragic, violent loss. (Coarse language.)
Frankenstein finds Victor in distress after Justine was hung for the murder of the young boy. Frankenstein tells Victor to meet him on the Sea of Ice. Hiding his reason from Elizabeth and Henry, Victor heads off to kill Frankenstein. Frankenstein holds Victor in a glacial cavern. Victor accuses Frankenstein of murder, but Frankenstein reasons they are both to blame. Frankenstein ponders the state of his existence and holds Victor accountable for his megalomania. Frankenstein demands a companion
Henry cares for Victor. Hearing music he discovers that Elizabeth hasn't left him, the two rekindled their relationship, and Victor tells Elizabeth his experiments are over. Hiding in a pig barn, Frankenstein scavenges food and watches on a family unit discuss breakfast. Frankenstein discovers Victor's book in his jacket. Despite appearances, Frankenstein has a good and kind heart and hearing the family worry about the winter weather and lack of food, decides to harvest their field as an anonymo
"Knowledge is power" begins Victor's new professor. Standing in the middle of a panopticon, as he addresses the new students. A shaded onlooker locks eyes with the professor before he stresses the need to apply your self to the laws of physical reality. Victor questions what he considers a narrow-minded approach, stirring the attention of the shaded figure and ridicule from the speaker. The use of light and dark offers a literal foreshadowing of Victor and the anonymous man's future relationship
Elizabeth is furious at Victor's on-going secrecy and accuses him of thinking only of himself, ironically at a moment when Victor is finally thinking of others. Frankenstein presents Justine's body as that to be reanimated, when Victor refuses, Frankenstein threatens Elizabeth. Victor confesses to Elizabeth, and they wed.
The town is quarantined. Elizabeth arrives to recover Victor, finding him changed. Victor refuses to leave, breaking Elizabeth's heart and his own. Victor descends into madness, devoted to his creation. The musical score builds tension in this gothic description of Victor's development of life. After bringing the creature to life, Victor realises his god-like experiments are not meant for this world.
Elizabeth is recreated, and Victor attempts to reconnect with her. Frankenstein arrives, and Elizabeth realises what has occurred. Angered by her situation, Elizabeth sets herself and the laboratory alight, much to Victor and Frankenstein's punishment.
After muckup day, Josie and her friends discuss their futures while studying in the library. Josie storms out when one of those friends insists they can only ever hope to marry people from their own ethnic groups. (Coarse language).