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" ''I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man!'' If one was to turn on David Lynch's The Elephant Man midway through, without knowing what it was, one might be startled at the appearance of the main character. One might even be tempted to make fun of the character. But if one was to watch the film from the beginning, sympathy with John Merrick (John Hurt), The Elephant Man, would be strong enough to deny that the former situation was ever a possibility. Lynch does"


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"Nominated by GemLil Here's a superbly acted weepy film; John Hurt never fails to amaze and astound me with with acting skills. Only he could emote through all that makeup."


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It will leave you speechless...

“"I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man!"

Based on a true story, The Elephant Man is a drama that unconditionally blew me away.

The film is a dramatisation of the life of Englishman Joseph Merrick (Hurt), known as John in the film, who was born with a grotesque physical deformity. Due to the nature and severity of the man's malformation he is unfortunately condemned to a life as a circus freak as people profit by displaying him in a freak show.

But all this changes when a London surgeon named Frederick Treves (Hopkins) discovers John in a street freak show. Frederick notices that John is also suffering from severe injuries due to improper action on the part of his owner. To treat his injuries, John is moved to a London hospi” read more

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"(1980) A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak."


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