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Starring Cher and featuring a brilliant young actor coping with extraordinary physical differences.

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John Hurt stars as John Merrick, the hideously deformed 19th century Londoner known as "The Elephant Man". Treated as a sideshow freak, Merrick is assumed to be retarded as well as misshapen because of his inability to speak coherently.

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For anyone who still believes in lifelong love..this is a simple boy-meets-girl, star-crossed lovers' tale. An intelligent and poignant film, beautifully cast and skilfully acted.
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This feature film staged in 1939 is based ona true story. In a horrible Irish reformatory school for boys a horrific regime and mentality reigns.

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In my view, this is the quintessential empathy movie. A mother and a daughter change perspectives about life, love and family responsibilities, after they get to experience one full (hence freaky) Friday in each other's body.

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"True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet."

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