A heartbreaking and beautiful true story.
“First of all, I must say that you really need to have a very strong stomach to watch The Elephant Man; not so much because of Merrick's deformity but what had happened to him, what does happen to him and when we explore his past and who he really is, you need to be brave and watch this. I have seen many films in my time but this is the one film where I have felt almost incredibly sick because of the sympathy I have for John and what he goes through in the film. Those who are watching it for the first time or are at least giving it a long overdue re-watch, you perhaps might need to watch it with subtitles because you can't always understand what John is saying.
The most appalling side of the film's release is that it is a PG! I am astounded at that rating decision because there l” read more