The Elephant Man
Tags: Country: United Kingdom, United States of America languages: English Production: Brooksfilms Writers: David Lynch, Eric Bergren, Christopher De Vore Directors: David Lynch
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.