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Poor Things: Award Season Roundup

The film adaptation of Poor Things was met with acclaim during the latest awards season, scoring big in multiple categories. Based on Alasdair Gray's acclaimed novel, the film picked up prizes at the Academy Awards, BAFTAs, and Golden Globes, among others, winning across several categories including Best Actress and Best Production Design.

Set against the backdrop of a dark Victorian Glasgow, the Guardian Fiction Prize-winning novel Poor Things echoes the story of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and explores social inequalities, identity and our relationship to culture and heritage.

Adapted by screenwriter Tony McNamara, the film is directed by absurdist filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, behind The Lobster and Bafta and Oscar winning The Favourite. Starring as the lead is Emma Stone alongside Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Margaret Qualley and Jerrod Carmichael.

Poor Things is now available to watch at home on Disney+.

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