Mary Shelley Mary Shelley
Haifaa Al-Mansour / United Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA / 2017 / 120 min / English
Mary Shelley is a sumptuous biography of the writer’s fiery relationship, the passion of which she poured into one of the most enduring gothic novels of all time: Frankenstein. Led by Saudi director Haifa Al-Mansour (Wadjda), the film is a timeless coming-of-age tale of a young woman who defies conventions to find her own way in the world.
Coralie Fargeat / France, Belgium / 2017 / 108 min / English, French
Leading a fierce life-and-death struggle in the middle of a desert hell, Revenge’s wounded heroine comes back to life to wreak vengeance on her male assailers.