Spark of Being
Films about Films • 1h 7m
Directed by Bill Morrison • Documentary • 2010 • 67 minutes
An adaptation of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" using found film footage, with an original soundtrack by Dave Douglas, performed by Keystone. It explores the thematic interchangeability of three of the novel’s characters: the Captain, the Doctor, and the Creature.
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