I, Monster

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I, Monster (1971, UK) is a Horror film directed by Stephen Weeks


Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running time: 75 min.
  • Production Co: Amicus Productions/British Lion Film Corporation (made in association with) (as British Lion Films Limited)
  • Distribution Co: British Lion Film Corporation (1971) (UK) (theatrical)/The Cannon Group (1973) (USA) (theatrical)/Coral Film (1971) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Directed by: Stephen Weeks
  • Produced by: John Dark, Max Rosenberg, Milton Subotsky
  • Written by Milton Subotsky
  • Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Mike Raven
  • Music by Carl Davis
  • Cinematography Moray Grant
  • Edited by Peter Tanner

Plot Summary

  • In the Nineteenth Century, in London, the psychologist Charles Marlowe researches a new drug capable to release inhibitions and uses his patients as guinea pigs. He discusses the principles of Freud with his friend Dr. Lanyon and decides to experiment his drug in himself. He becomes the ugly and evil Edward Blake and his friend and lawyer Frederik Utterson believes Blake is another person that might be blackmailing Charles. Meanwhile Charles loses control of his transformation.
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