The legend of Frankenstein gets a provocative modern update in the stylishly disturbing new film from indie horror master Larry Fessenden (Wendigo).
“Shows there’s still a wealth of existential terror and emotional devastation left to mined from Mary Shelly’s horror classic.” – Meagan Navarro, Bloody Disgusting
Suffering from PTSD following his stint as an army medic, Henry (David Call, James White) now works feverishly in his Brooklyn laboratory to forget the death he witnessed overseas by creating life in the form of a man cobbled together from body parts. After procuring a brain from an unwitting victim, his creation—Adam (Alex Breaux, Bushwick)—is born. But it soon seems that giving life to Adam was the easy part; teaching him how to live in a dark and troubled world may be perilous. A complex, emotionally shattering tale about what it means to be human, Depraved brings Mary Shelley’s immortal fable fully into the 21st century. (Dir. by Larry Fessenden, 2019, USA, 114 mins., Not Rated)
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