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The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the “Haunted Summer,” five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, Shelley’s fiancée Mary Godwin, Mary’s stepsister Claire Clairemont and Byron’s friend John Polidori spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears in a frenzy of shocking lunacy. Horrifying visions invade the castle – realizations of Byron’s fear of leeches, Shelley’s fear of premature burial, Mary’s fear of birthing a stillborn child – all brought forth in a bizarre dreamscape. They share the terrifying fantasies that chase them through the castle that night. The events of that night later inspired Mary Shelley to write the classic “Frankenstein” and Dr. Polidori to pen “The Vampyre,” which became the basis for the creation of Dracula..
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  • Audio Commentary with Lisi Russell, in conversation with Film Historian Matthew Melia

    Isolated Score Selections and Audio Interview with Composer Thomas Dolby

    Interviews with Actor Julian Sands, Screenwriter Stephen Volk, and Director of Photography Mike Southon

    Theatrical trailer

    TV Spot

    Still Gallery –Lionsgate

  • Year: 1987
  • Running Time: 90
  • Color Type: Color
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Region: A
  • Country: U.S.
  • Language: English
Actors:
    • Gabriel Byrne
    • Julian Sands
    • Natasha Richardson
    • Myriam Cyr
    • Timothy Spall
    • Alec Mango
    • Andreas Wisniewski
    • Dexter Fletcher
    • Pascal King
    • Tom Hickey
    • Linda Coggin
    • Kristine Landon-Smith
    • Chris Chappell
    • Mark Pickard ,
    • Kiran Shah ,
    • Christine Newby

Directed by Ken Russell

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