The Frankenstein Project

The Frankenstein Project


A Proton Cinema – Filmparners – Essential Filmproductions (Germany) - Kgproduction (Austria) – Laokoon Film Production


Long ago, a young man fathered a child without ever knowing what became of him. Now 17, his son Rudi returns home hoping to reunite with his family after years spent in an institution. Returning to his mother, he hopes to find out who his father is but he is not welcome. Almost by accident, Rudi slips into a casting session. The director of the film is transfixed by his innocence and thinks he has found his lead. But a terrible event soon compromises Rudi¹s good intentions. He becomes a hunted murderer, and the director realizes that Rudi, this peculiar and silent boy, is his son and his own monstrous creation. The director now has no other choice but to accompany his son on his inevitable, brutal path and their common search for redemption. Inspired by Mary Shelley¹s classic gothic novel Frankenstein.



Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Screenplay: Kornél Mundruczó
DOP: Mátyás Erdélyi
Music: Philipp Edward Kümpel, Andreas Moisa
Producers: Viktória Petrányi, Gábor Kovács, Susanne Marian, Gabriele Kranzelblinder, Philippe Bober
Co-Producers: Gábor Sipos, Ági Pataki, Gábor Rajna
Main Cast: Rudolf Frecska, Kornél Mundruczó, Lili Monori, Miklós B. Székely, Kitty Csíkos
Distributor: The Coproduction Office
Released: 2010
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