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Tod Browning United States, 1932

El Biffo's rating of the film Freaks

A perfect film, referenced frequently in films great (The Dreamers) and small (implausibly in Wolf of Wall St.) as well as by the Ramones. As important in cinema history as Citizen Kane or Battleship Potempkin, and actually a more solid film than either. Must-see for anyone who wants to be cinema-literate. Todd Browning was one of the greatest directors of the silent era, and this talkie is his greatest achievement!