A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. Director: David Lynch; stars Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt and Anne Bancroft
Freddie Jones,Anne Bancroft,John Gielgud,John Hurt,Anthony Hopkins,Wendy Hiller
The true story of John Merrick, a horribly deformed Victorian-era Englishman who was saved from a life of freak shows by a sympathetic doctor. Striking imagery and a powerful indictment of society!