“The Elephant Man” quotes

Movie The Elephant Man
Title The Elephant Man
Year 1980
Director David Lynch
Genre Drama, Biography
Plot – London, second half of the nineteenth century. Because of a very rare disease called 'neurofibromatosis', young John Merrick is called the "elephant man" and he works in Bytes' circus. Due to that condition he has monstrous appearances and Bytes treats him like an animal. John is then discovered by Dr. Frederick Treves, a London Hospital surgeon who wants to study his disease. To the scientist John seems to be a very intelligent man indeed, with a refined and sensitive soul and the Londoner aristocratics are sincerely interested in his case. The hospital's stoker tries to take advantage of Merrick exposing him by a fee-paying until John is beaten and locked up in a cage together with some monkeys. Some of his moved circus fellows free him, but fate has other joys and sorrows set aside for him.
All actors – Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones, Michael Elphick, Hannah Gordon, Helen Ryan, John Standing, Dexter Fletcher, Lesley Dunlop, Phoebe Nicholls, Pat Gorman, Claire Davenport, Orla Pederson, Patsy Smart, Frederick Treves, Stromboli, Richard Hunter, James Cormack, Robert Lewis Bush, Roy Evans, Joan Rhodes, Nula Conwell, Tony London, Alfie Curtis, Bernadette Milnes, Brenda Kempner, Carol Harrison, Hugh Manning, Dennis Burgess, Fanny Carby, William Morgan Sheppard, Kathleen Byron, Gerald Case, David Ryall, Deirdre Costello, Pauline Quirke, Kenny Baker, Chris Greener, Marcus Powell, Gilda Cohen, Lesley Scoble, Teri Scoble, Eiji Kusuhara, Robert Day, Patricia Hodge, Tommy Wright, Peter Davidson, John Rapley, Hugh Spight, Teresa Codling, Marion Betzold, Caroline Haigh, Florenzio Morgado, Victor Kravchenko, Beryl Hicks, Michele Amas, Lucie Alford, Penny Wright, Janie Kells, Lydia Lisle, Eric Bergren, Adam Caine, Christopher De Vore, Harry Fielder, Norman Gay, Ralph Morse, Kevin Schumm
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