Country: United Kingdom, United States
Format: B & W
Duration: 130 min.
Original title: The Elephant Man
Address: David Lynch
Production: Mel Brooks, Stuart Cornfeld and Jonathan Sanger
Script: David Lynch, Christopher De Vore and Eric Bergren
Fotografía: Freddie Francis
Música: John Morris
Premiere USA: 3 October of 1980
USA fundraising: 26,000,000 $
Starring: Anthony Hopkins (Dr. Frederick Treves), John Hurt (John Merrick), Anne Bancroft (Mrs. Kendal), John Gielgud (Carr Gomm), Freddie Jones (Bytes), John Standing (Dr. Fox),
Synopsis: John Merrick is severely deformed at birth by a strange illness. Your face, grossly disfigured, shows the features of an elephant. Trapped in a traveling show of deformed creatures, Merrick suffered the torment of being a waste of the society until a young surgeon, Dr. Frederick Treves rescues him. As the touching story unfolds, Treves discovers that behind the monstrous facade of Merrick lies a kind and gentle man.