Gormenghast


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Cast:

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Christopher Lee

John Sessions

Richard Griffiths

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Summary:
Adaptation of the first and second novel of "The Gormenghast Trilogy," "Titus Groan" and Gormenghast" by Mervyn Peake. Gormenghast is a crumbling castle, to which the 77th Earl Titus Groan is lord and heir.

The ancient family of Groan has been incarcerated for centuries in the vast crumbling castle of Gormenghast. But the dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil Steerpike determined to leave his menial position as kitchen-boy and achieve ultimate control of the House of Groan for himself. On the day that Titus Groan -- one day to be the 77th Earl of Gormenghast -- is born, Steerpike escapes the hellish kitchens. He finds himself in the bedroom of Titus' sister, Fuchsia, and charms he... Full Summary >>