The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair.
Haifaa al-Mansour sees parallels between her own experience in a conservative society and the life of the 19th-century author of “Frankenstein.”
Elle Fanning portrays a writer of, and ahead of, her time as the film traces the origin story of “Frankenstein.”
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Unlike the competition in recent years, there is no obvious front-runner for the foreign-language Oscar this season.