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diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 6 years, 9 months ago
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"Elephant Man, The (David Lynch, 1980) "


The Flagship added this to a list 6 years, 11 months ago
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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."


samira added this to a list 6 years, 11 months ago
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PvtCaboose91 posted a review 6 years, 11 months ago

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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