The Elephant Man
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous appearance, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
October 10, 1980
Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, Sir John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller
Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren and David Lynch
Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures
Nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role (John Hurt), Art Direction-Set Decoration, Costume Design, Best Director (David Lynch), Film Editing, Music: Original Score, and Best Adapted Screenplay
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