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The Elephant Man Overview:

The Elephant Man (1980) was a Film directed by David Lynch and produced by Mel Brooks, Jonathan Sanger and Stuart Cornfeld.

Academy Awards 1980 --- Ceremony Number 54 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorJohn HurtNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Stuart Craig, Bob Cartwright; Set Decoration: Hugh ScaifeNominated
Best Costume DesignPatricia NorrisNominated
Best DirectorDavid LynchNominated
Best Film EditingAnne V. CoatesNominated
Best Music - ScoringJohn MorrisNominated
Best PictureJonathan Sanger, ProducerNominated
Best WritingChristopher DeVore, Eric Bergren, David LynchNominated
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The Elephant Man (1980, David Lynch)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 30, 2015 From The Stop Button

I am not being hyperbolic when I describe David Lynch’s narrative handling of The Elephant Man to be peerless. If I described it a splendid, there would be other films and narrative handling to compare with it. But this film is so singular–John Hurt as an exceptionally disfigured man in ... Read full article


Classics Revisited: The Elephant Man

By Barry P. on Dec 16, 2014 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1980) Directed by David Lynch; Written by: Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren and David Lynch; Based on the books The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by Frederick Treves and The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity by Ashley Montagu; Starring: John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft, John G... Read full article


Classics Revisited: The Elephant Man

By Barry P. on Dec 16, 2014 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1980) Directed by David Lynch; Written by: Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren and David Lynch; Based on the books The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by Frederick Treves and The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity by Ashley Montagu; Starring: John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft, John G... Read full article


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