The Elephant Man
This is a true and sad story of life actually existed in the 19th century man, John Merrick, suffering from a rare disease caused terrible deformations of the body. A young surgeon Trives, seeing this miserable and wretched creature in the shed, buys it from the owner of purely scientific interest, but surprised to discover in him a man intellectually developed and spiritually. Professional interest is replaced by compassion, the phenomenon is becoming fashionable in the high society, the Queen herself is blessing to leave him in the hospital forever...
- Country: GB, US
- Language: English
- Budget: $5,000,000
- Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $26,020,641