Shipwrecked and alone, Edward Prendick is picked up by a passing vessel and brought to mysterious Noble’s Island, the home of the strange and unsettling Doctor Moreau. Banished from his homeland for his radical and cruel experiments, Moreau conducts his tests on the animals of the islandwith horrifying and humanlike results. As Moreau’s rule over the island weakens, the disturbing effects of his ‘Beast Folk’ experiments reveal themselves, triggering a chain reaction of destruction and death.
The Island of Doctor Moreau is one of H. G. Well’s most famous novels. It has been adapted for film and theatre many times, including a 1977 film starring Burt Lancaster and Michael York, and a 1996 film featuring Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, and Ron Pearlman.
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October 01, 2013
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