The Elephant Man

Scott Ellis + The Elephant Man
Monday, September 26 th, 2016 at 00:09 am Dr. Joy Browne
Director (s):
Scott Ellis
Starring:
Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Alessandro Nivola
Genre:
Drama
Theme:

Two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper stars in Bernard Pomerance’s Tony Award-winning classic, The Elephant Man, based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, a 19th century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When a renowned doctor, played by Alessandro Nivola, takes Merrick under his care at the London Hospital, he is astonished by Merrick’s brilliant intelligence and unshakable faith. Soon all of Victorian high society becomes fascinated by Merrick, especially a beautiful actress who is played by Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson. But with Merrick’s new life comes new complexity… and a “normal” existence begins to seem all but impossible.

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