The Elephant Man

by David Lynch 2h5min United States 1979
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The Elephant Man
by David Lynch

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

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • John Hurt : John Merrick/Elephant Man
  • Anthony Hopkins : Frederick Treves
  • John Gielgud : Carr Gomm
  • Anne Bancroft : Madge Kendal
  • And with: Freddie Jones, Lesley Dunlop, Hannah Gordon


  • Director David Lynch
  • Scenario Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch
  • Photo director Freddie Francis
  • Set Design Stuart Craig, Robert Cartwright
  • Costume Design Patricia Norris
  • Sound Robin Gregory
  • Editing Anne V. Coates
  • Original music John Morris
  • Producer Mel Brooks, Jonathan Sanger
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1979
  • Release date for France05/11/1981
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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