Poor Things

  • Emma Stone, Margaret Qualley, Willem Defoe, Mark Ruffalo
  • Yorgos Lanthimos
  • January 12th 2024
From filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos and producer Emma Stone comes the incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Stone), a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Dafoe).

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Poor Things

Verdict: Poor Things will be too weird for many but it is a one-of-a-kind experience with an unparalleled vision

  • Emma Stone, Margaret Qualley, Willem Defoe, Mark Ruffalo
  • January 12th 2024
  • Yorgos Lanthimos

Emma Stone plays a woman on a journey of self-discovery in Yorgos Lanthimos’ surrealist comedy.

Following their collaboration on The Favourite, Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos have teamed up once again for Poor Things.

The Oscar-winning actress plays Bella Baxter, a young woman who is resurrected by the mad scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). After being confined to his house for many years, Bella runs away with the rogue Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo) and embarks on a voyage of self-discovery.

Poor Things is an unorthodox and absurd coming-of-age story that follows Bella’s evolution from a na├»ve, childlike person to a mature woman with opinions and desires of her own.

Because she is completely new to the real world, Bella doesn’t know the restraints placed on women in Victorian society.

She is not confined to them, she does what she wants and feels no shame. Her unabashedly candid approach to taboo topics such as sex and masturbation will make you crack up!

Given that Bella is the product of a...

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