Poor Things

2023 Romance | Comedy | SciFi/Fantasy

Brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist, a young woman runs off with a debauched lawyer on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, she grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'Poor Things' is a one-of-a-kind story of sex, satire, and sensuality

In Victorian London, medical student Max McCandles (Ramy Yousseff) finds work as an assistant to the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). Max finds himself enamoured with Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), who is a medical experiment of Godwin's and has been reanimated following her death. As Bella's mind begins to expand and thirst for knowledge and experiences, she sets off on a voyage of discovery and soon finds herself caught in the web of Duncan Weddeburn (Mark Ruffalo), a fiendish rake whose sexual appetites and lust for life matches Bella...

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