Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.
"Gobble-gobble...we accept her...one of us," goes the haunting chant of Freaks. Yet it would be decades before this widely banned morality play gained acceptance as a cult masterpiece.
Tod Browning (1931's Dracula) directs this landmark movie in which the true freaks are not the story's sideshow performers, but "normals" who mock and abuse them. Browning, a former circus contortionist, cast real-life sideshow professionals. A living torso who nimbly lights his own cigarette despite having no arms or legs, microcepalics (whom the film calls "pinheads") - they and others play the big-top troupers who inflict a terrible revenge on a trapeze artist who treats them as subhumans. In 1994, Freaks was selected for the National Film Registry's archive of cinematic treasures.
Actors Olga Baclanova, Leila Hyams, Wallace Ford, Rosco Ates, Henry Victor, Harry Earles, Daisy Earles, Rose Dione, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton & Schlitze Director Tod Browning Certificate 15 years and over Year 1932 Screen Fullscreen 4:3 Languages English - Dolby (1.0) Mono Subtitles English ; French ; Italian ; German ; Spanish ; Swedish ; Turkish ; Greek ; Portuguese ; Czech ; Hungarian ; Dutch ; Arabic ; Bulgarian Duration 1 Hour and 2 Minutes (approx) Region Region 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.