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Documental sobre Bram Stoker:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0393240/

http://www.tcd.ie/irishfilm/showfilm.php?fid=48318

A profile of Dublin-born novelist Bram Stoker – this documentary looks at Stoker in a new and revealing perspective, focusing in particular on the psycho-sexual elements of the novel as reflected in Stoker’s biography. Breaking the coded silence that surrounds Bram Stoker, the creator of one of literature’s most chilling and unforgettable characters, this documentary gives a unique understanding of the warring elements in his nature and sexuality that led him to write his masterpiece of the Gothic horror novel, Dracula. (Taken from the 2003 IFB Review) Documentary about the life and work of Bram Stoker. Discusses theories regarding his inspiration for the novel ‘Dracula’ published in 1897, and how the pre-occupations, obsessions and themes come from Stoker’s own Irish Background. The programme documents Bram Stoker’s life from his birth in 1847 two miles north of Dublin, his childhood illness, his time at Trinity from 1863, his work at Dublin Castle as a civil servant, and his friendship with Sir William and Lady Wilde, and their son Oscar, and Bram’s marriage to Florence. In particular it focuses on his lifelong friendship with Henry Irving and Stokers work as his assistant at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

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