Poor Things

In an alternate dreamlike Victorian London, A deformed scientist, Dr. Godwin Baxter has reanimated a woman who committed suicide by putting her unborn child’s brain into her head. Named Bella Baxter the new creation wonders the house of Godwin as a baby, experimenting, eating and quickly learning from everything around her how to act. Godwin hires Max, a young medical student to observe her every move and report back, however when Max falls in love with Bella, she decides to leave with Duncan Wedderburn, a debauched lawyer who takes Bella out to see and experience the outside world. Bella soon discovers the world is a dangerous place with odd and eccentric characters who will use and take advantage of a person of her nature. When Godwin is close to death, Bella returns home, yet ominous news of her past will arise in the form of a sadistic evil husband.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Actors: Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Suzy Bemba, Jerrod Carmichael

Year: 2023

Length: 142 Minutes

Classification: MA15+ Strong themes, Sex, Coarse language & Nudity

Rating:★★★½☆

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