Poor Things is from the director of The Lobster.
“Poor Things,” the highly anticipated film from acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos. Produced and starring Emma Stone, it will hit theaters on December 8th. This extraordinary tale unfolds in the late 19th century and introduces us to Bella Baxter, portrayed by Stone. She is brought back to life by the brilliant yet unconventional scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter, played by Willem Dafoe. Under his protective wing, Bella embarks on an adventure of self-discovery, running off with the charismatic lawyer Duncan Wedderburn, portrayed by Mark Ruffalo, on a whirlwind escapade across different continents. As Bella sheds the constraints of her era, she grows increasingly determined to stand for equality and liberation in this captivating and thought-provoking film. Watch the trailer below!
The rest of the cast of Poor Things includes Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott, and Margaret Qualley. Lanthimos and Stone’s collaboration takes us on an imaginative and fantastical journey, inviting audiences to ponder the idea of transformation, liberty, and the boundless possibilities of reinvention. It will certainly transport viewers to a world where the pursuit of equality knows no bounds.