This critically acclaimed film was chosen by Entertainment Weekly, Premiere, Rolling Stone, USA Today, The Washington Post, and more than 100 other newspapers and magazines as one of the Ten Best Films of 1998. Based on the novel Father of Frankenstein by Christopher Bram, the film, written and directed by Bill Condon, garnered major prizes for Condon, Ian McKellen, and Lynn Redgrave.
In the acclaimed Newmarket Shooting Script® series, this volume includes a facsimile of the script, a foreword by Clive Barker about his talks with Condon on how to bring cinematic life to James Whale's story, an introduction by Ian McKellen, and complete cast and crew credits. Also included is a portfolio of photographs by Anne Fishbein chosen especially by Condon for this book. 25 b/w photos.
Author Biography: Screenwriter Bill Condon wrote and directed Gods and Monsters, the Oscar® winner for Best Adapted Screenplay and the National Board of Review's best film of 1998. Condon made his directing debut with Sister, Sister. Most recently he wrote Best Picture Oscar®-winner Chicago and wrote/directed the fall 2004 release Kinsey.