Watch The Elephant Man (1980) : 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.
|Release Date||:||Oct 02, 1980|
|Production Company||:||Brooksfilms, Paramount, StudioCanal|
|Production Countries||:||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Casts||:||Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones, Michael Elphick, Hannah Gordon, Helen Ryan, John Standing, Dexter Fletcher|
|Plot Keywords||:||exploitation, biography, based on a true story, hospital, curiosity, sideshow, disfigurement, physical deformity, freak, 19th century, dignity|