Elephant Man, The (Blu-ray) (1980)

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Released 1-Feb-2012
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A circus freak, John Merrick (John Hurt - Hellboy, Dogville, Harry Potter) is routinely humiliated by his master Bytes (Freddie Jones - Firefox, Dune, Erik The Viking). Frederick Treves, a renowned surgeon (Anthony Hopkins - Alexander, The Mask Of Zorro, Silence Of The Lambs) is fascinated by this grotesque character and admits him to his clinic. He goes on to discover that despite his outward appearance, Merrick is a surprisingly sensitive and endearing individual.

Shot entirely in Black and White, The Elephant Man is an otherworldly journey that asks the viewer to question the notions of hope and despair, and uncovers the unsettling propensity for humanity to act in the most inhumane ways.
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$19.95
Starring
Anthony Hopkins
John Hurt
Anne Bancroft
John Gielgud
Wendy Hiller
Freddie Jones
Directed by
David Lynch
Music
John Morris
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Layer
Drama 1980 123:40 1080p 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English DTS HD Master Audio 5.1, French DTS HD Master Audio 2.0, German DTS HD Master Audio 2.0, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio 2.0, Italian DTS HD Master Audio 2.0
Subtitles
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Japanese
Extras
Menu Animation & Audio, Featurette-Jospeh Merrick: The Real Elephant Man, Featurette-The Air Is On Fire: Interview With David Lynch, Featurette-John Hurt Interview, Featurette-David Lynch Interview, Featurette-Interview With David Lynch By Mike Figgis
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