In a villa by a Swiss lake, the English poets Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley meet with Dr. William Polidori and Mary Shelley. In a stormy night, while the tenants were telling ghost stories to each other, to two famous novels were born - Frankenstein and The Vampyre...
- Ken Russell.....Director
- Gabriel Byrne.....Byron
- Julian Sands.....Shelley
- Natasha Richardson.....Mary Shelley
- Myriam Cyr.....Claire Clairmont
- Timothy Spall.....Dr. Polidori
- Alec Mango.....Murray