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This romantic, melancholy twist on the Frankenstein formula stars Peter O'Toole as Professor Harry Wolper, a lonely eccentric who has dedicated decades of research to cloning his long-dead wife Lucy from a culture of living tissue. To this end, he enlists the services of likeable Graduate assistant Boris (Vincent Spano), who is initially baffled by the professor's endless rants about God, Science and "The Big Picture." After Wolper posts bills seeking a human egg donor, his wish is granted by the vivacious young Meli (Mariel Hemingway), in whom the professor soon discovers a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Peter O'Toole's madcap performance is a wonder to behold."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"O'Toole makes it passable, but he's better than this and so is the audience."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Weird (yet watchable) mid-80's sci-fi rom-com whatchamacallit."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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