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John Hurt as John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980) This true story brought to the big screeen still brings me to tears. He was a noblemen and had better manners then men do today, yet he was treated like an animal because of his condition. He couldnt even lay his head down without sufficated because it was so heavy. Also stars a young and always amazing Anthony Hopkins.
The Wicker Man is a 1973 British film directed by Robin Hardy and written by Anthony Shaffer. The film stars Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, and Britt Ekland. The film is now considered a cult classic. The story centres on the visit of Police Sergeant Neil Howie to the isolated island of Summerisle, in search of a missing girl. Howie, a devout Christian, finds that the inhabitants practise a form of Celtic paganism.
The Elephant Man (1980) A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. Alas, even after being recognized as a man of advanced intellect, Merrick is still treated like a freak; no matter his station in life, he will forever be a prisoner of his own malformed body
Jake: La Cady! Dov'è la Cady? Elwood: La che ? Jake: La cadillac che avevamo una volta, la Bluesmobile ! Elwood: L'ho cambiata... Jake: Hai cambiato la Bluesmobile con questa?! Elwood: No, con un microfono. Jake: Con un microfono ?! .. Va bene, hai fatto bene. The Blues Brothers
Water for elephants. While I wish I could brag about how I've always loved elephants, it was this book turned movie that made me fall in love with them and, of course, it brought awareness to the horrific world of those enslaved by man. PLEASE do not go to animal circus. Cirque du Soleil is the in thing anyway :S