The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

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The Elephant Man isn’t a feel-good movie. I’ve never seen a David Lynch film before, but I had expectations. I understood him to be rather surreal, and perhaps a little bleak. My suspicions were confirmed in The Elephant Man. Continue reading “The Elephant Man”