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as Mary Shelley
as Claire Clairmont
as Dr. John Polidori
as Tour Guide
as Turkish Mechanical Doll
as Mechanical Woman
as Man in Armour
as Young William
as Fuseli Monster
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Critic Reviews for Gothic
'Gothic' can be taken neither seriously nor with a saving pinch of salt.
There's no sleeping tonight
I had forgotten just how plain weird director Ken Russell can be . . .
A weird and visually memorable film that Russell fans will love and others will find interesting and at least slightly more accessible than most of his other films.
Full-tilt Ken Russell biopic that raises all the right questions about the act of creating art and more
Audience Reviews for Gothic
Just rewatched this. What could have been a pretty amazing film, falls a bit flat due to some bad editing. But I still love it to spite all of it's flaws.
I like the original story and if it were done in a more serious and dramatic way (with a fair amount of light-heartedness) this could have been a briliant film. It was simply too weird for my liking although it was made very well. Good acting.
Crazy-ass movie. Ken Russell is a freak.
|Lord Byron:||A little indulgence heighten our existence on this miserable earth. Nights of the mind, the imagination.|
|Lord Byron:||Terror has an irresistible beauty, Shiloh.|
|Percy Bysshe Shelley:||But perhaps something alive can be created!|
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