Freaks, Lies And Celluloid

Why does the Hunchback of Notre Dame never get the girl? And why does Cinderella have to be beautiful to be good? Film-maker Alex Cox looks at the portrayal of disabled people in feature films and asks if it is time that film-makers got real about disability.

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1998090119980906Why does the Hunchback of Notre Dame never get the girl? And why does Cinderella have to be beautiful to be good? Film-maker Alex Cox looks at the portrayal of disabled people in feature films and asks if it is time that film-makers got real about disability.