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Mary Shelley tells the story of an incredible, strong woman and her extraordinary relationship. 

Being punished by many misfortunes Mary Wolllenstonecraft Goodwin (Elle Fanning) creates out of her deepest pain and hardest times, something so impressive and grim it hasn’t been seen before.

Always following her heart, Mary runs off with the love of her life, young charming poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth). By the age of 18, her life has been full of pain and loss, but would that life have been full of love, joy and this intense creativity had Mary chosen the conventional way?

Awesome actors and an incredible story based on Mary’s true life tell the story of a woman with intellect and bravery who changed many attitudes towards women’s genius in the early 19th century.

Focusing on the love affair between Percy and Mary this movie is a great choice if you’re seeking a romantic drama.

★★★★

Reviewed by Lili Sekkai