The Elephant Man


Based on true events, Victorian surgeon Dr. Frederic Treves (Anthony Hopkins) discovers Joseph Merrick (John Hurt) in a sideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as The Elephant Man. Treves brings Merrick into his home, discovering that his rough exterior hides a refined soul, and that Merrick can teach the stodgy British upper-class a lesson about dignity. Nominated for 8 Oscars, includiung Best Picture and Best Director for David Lynch.
Director:
David Lynch
Year:
1980
Genre:
Drama
Country:
United Kingdom
Cast:
John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins
Classification:
M
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