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The Elephant Man

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Directed by David Lynch
United States, 1980
Drama

Synopsis

In Victorian London, Dr. Treves discovers Joseph Merrick in a freak show. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the “Elephant Man.” Treves takes an interest in Merrick’s condition and welfare, and discovers that his rough exterior hides a refined soul.

Synopsis

In Victorian London, Dr. Treves discovers Joseph Merrick in a freak show. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the “Elephant Man.” Treves takes an interest in Merrick’s condition and welfare, and discovers that his rough exterior hides a refined soul.

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The Elephant ManDirected byDavid Lynch

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1981 | 8 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1980 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1981 | 3 wins including: Best Actor
1981 | 4 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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