The Nightmare Worlds Of H.G. Wells (DVD)
An anthology of four brilliant tales by H.G. Wells: The Moth, The Late Mr. Elvesham, The Devotee of Art and The Purple Pileus. Starring Ray Winstone, Michael Gambon, Antonia Thomas and Luke Treadaway.
Writing at the dawn of the 20th century, Wells wrote over 100 short stories, brilliant tales of the supernatural, the inexplicable and the macabre that featured journeys into parallel worlds, stories of demonic possession and explorations of the boundaries of known-science. The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells is an anthology of four of these brilliant tales: 'the Moth' follows a professor who, after the death of his fiercest rival, descends into madness. The Late Mr. Elvesham' tells the story a bright but poor student who unwittingly exchanges his youth for riches. 'the Devotee of Art' is about an artist's obsession and the lengths he is willing to go to achieve artistic perfection. The Purple Pileus' is a horrific, hallucinogenic cautionary tale about marriage. Prepared to be chilled and thrilled as we are about to enter The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells...
Running Time: 92 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 17 Oct. 2016