He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children run away from him. People laugh at him, and call him 'The Elephant Man'.
Then someone speaks to him - and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life.
This is a true and tragic story. It is also a famous film.
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