The Prince Charles Cinema

THE ELEPHANT MAN

  • 1980
  • 124mins
  • USA
  • (12A)
  • Biography
Directed by David Lynch Starring Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Friday 19th July