Poor Things. Bella Baxter (Emma Stone)
Poor Things

Poor Things

  • 2024 film

Black, period sci-fi comedy about a young Victorian woman who is brought back to life by an eccentric scientist. Stars Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael and more.

Poor Things. Image shows left to right: Max McCandles (Ramy Youssef), Bella Baxter (Emma Stone). Credit: Searchlight

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
2024
Stars
Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Vicki Pepperdine, Christopher Abbott, Suzy Bemba and more
Writers
Alasdair Gray and Tony McNamara
Director
Yorgos Lanthimos
Producers
Emma Stone, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos, Ollie Madden, Daniel Battsek and Kasia Malipan
Companies

Welcome to the incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life after suicide by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter.

Under Baxter's protection, Bella is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn, a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

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Additional details

UK certificate
18
Duration
141 minutes
UK release
Friday 12th January 2024
Distributors

Searchlight Pictures

Picture
Colour

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