The Elephant Man | 1980

Drama, Adaptation
A Victorian surgeon rescues a severely disfigured man who is mistreated while surviving as a carnival freak.
Director: David Lynch
Awards: 8 Oscar nominations. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Frederick Treves

Actor

... John Merrick

Actor

... Mrs Madge Kendal

Actor

... Carr Gomm

Actor

... Mothershead

Actor

... Bytes

Actor

... Night Porter

Actor

... Mrs Treves

Actor

... Princess Alex

Actor

... Fox

Actor

... Bytes's Boy

Actor

... Nora

Actor

Company

Brooksfilms

Production Company

Synopsis

Victorian-era sideshow attraction John Merrick is gawked at and mocked. When a surgeon rescues him, Merrick discovers what it's like to be treated as a human being. Based on a true story.

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