Mrs. Frankenstien: When you lose someone you love, they never really leave you. They just move into a special place in your heart. He'll always be there, Victor.
Victor Frankenstien: I don't want him in my heart. I want him here with me.
Mr. Rzykruski: Ladies and gentlemen. I think the confusion here is that you are all very ignorant. Is that right word, ignorant? I mean stupid, primitive, unenlightened. You do not understand science, so you are afraid of it. Like a dog is afraid of thunder or balloons. To you, science is magic and witchcraft because you have such small minds. I cannot make your heads bigger, but your children's heads, I can take them and crack them open. This is what I try to do, to get at their brains.
Mr. Rzykruski: Back home, everyone is scientist. Even my plumber wins Nobel Prize. Your country does not make enough scientist. Always needs more. You should be a scientist, Victor.
Mr. Frankenstein: Victor, what have you done?
Victor Frankenstien: You said yourself, if you could bring back Sparky, you would.
Mr. Frankenstein: Yes, but that was different because we couldn't! It's easy to promise the impossible.
Mr. Rzykruski: Science is not good or bad, Victor. But it can be used both ways. That is why you must always be careful.
Answer: The movie doesn't appear to be set in a particular decade, probably to give it a more timeless appeal. Styles seem to range anywhere from mid-to late-20th century.