Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Based on a true story, Drama
This 1980s drama is based on a true story of a teenager (Eric Stoltz) afflicted by an odd condition that gives his face a lion-like quality. The film has the same affirmative message that many films on the subject of disability/deformity have, that we are all the same beneath the skin and equally worthy of love and acceptance, and while this may have some sentimental moments, it is warm-hearted and very likeable.
One of the first real horror movies, Freaks is still disturbing and provocative almost a century after it was made.
14+ years 58 mins
Inventive and magical French version of the Beauty and The Beast fairy tale, with effects that must be seen to be believed.
7+ years 99 mins
Beautiful account of John Merrick, a man with a severe physical deformity rescued from a cruel circus sideshow in Victorian London.
11+ years 118 mins
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