A tragic tale, David Lynch's The Elephant Man is based on the true life story of Joseph Merrick. The film contains many historical inaccuracies, not the least of which is getting the man's name wrong, but the film is thought-provoking and touching despite it's lack of faithfulness to the facts.
This movie is on the ArtsAndFaith.com's list of the 100 most spiritually significant films.
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