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The Elephant Man

1980 . Drama, History . 2h 4m

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Everyone

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About the movie

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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Actors:

Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller

Director:

David Lynch

Rated:

PG

Writer:

Christopher De Vore (screenplay), Eric Bergren (screenplay), David Lynch (screenplay), Frederick Treves (book), Ashley Montagu (in part on the book "The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity")

Language:

English

Release:

02 Oct 1980

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