The Elephant Man
( 1980 ) ( 124 mins )
Tagline: I am not an animal! I am a human being! I … am … a man
Overview: 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.
Genres: Drama.History.Production companies:
The Movie DB : 1955