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The Elephant Man 1980

  • David Lynch
  • October 3, 1980
  • 124 mins
  • English
  • Drama, History
I am not an animal! I am a human being! I... am... a man!
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.


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