History Film / FromHell

26th Jul '15 7:27:58 AM moloch
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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The original graphic novel is heavily based on Moore and Campbell's mountains of research and the appendices are careful to separate historical truth from [[BasedOnAGreatBigLie semi-fictionalized conspiracy theories that simply make a good story]], to outright invention on their part. The movie disregards this, and the real, historical lives of the film's characters, completely.
3rd Jun '15 4:04:52 AM Ciara25
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** Ann Crook is rendered catatonic by being lobotomized, while in the graphic novel she had her thyroid gland damaged/removed. The process was probably changed because the audience might not be aware that loss of the thyroid gland without appropriate drugs ''can'' result in impairment of mental processes, where as pretty much everyone knows that having a chunk of your brain cut out is never good for you.

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** Ann Crook is rendered catatonic by being lobotomized, while in the graphic novel she had her thyroid gland damaged/removed. The process was probably changed because the audience might not be aware that loss of the thyroid gland without appropriate drugs ''can'' result in impairment of mental processes, where as processes - whereas pretty much everyone knows that having a chunk of your brain cut out is never almost ''never'' good for you.
18th Apr '15 3:37:47 PM Ciara25
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory / ArtisticLicenseBiology: Ann Crook is lobotomized to keep her from spilling the truth. However, lobotomies weren't actually practiced until the 1930s, and the patient was usually awake during the procedure. In the graphic novel, [[spoiler: Gull]] just damaged/removed Anne's thyroid gland.
18th Apr '15 3:33:11 PM Ciara25
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** BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: On the other hand, Mary Kelly survives and returns to Ireland with Ann's child, safe from Gull.]]

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** BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: On the other hand, Mary Kelly survives and returns to Ireland with Ann's child, safe from Gull.Gull and the government.]]
18th Apr '15 3:31:19 PM Ciara25
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** Ann Crook is rendered catatonic by being lobotomized, while in the graphic novel she had her thyroid gland damaged/removed. The process was probably changed because the audience might not be aware that loss of the thyroid gland without appropriate drugs ''can'' result in impairment of mental processes, where as pretty much everyone knows that having a chunk of your brain cut out is never good for you.
16th Apr '15 1:45:24 AM Ciara25
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** BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: On the other hand, Mary Kelly survives and returns to Ireland with Ann's child, safe from Gull.]]
20th Jan '15 7:33:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper
5th Dec '14 5:37:24 PM Odon
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* StrappedToAnOperatingTable / BoundAndGagged: And [[AndIMustScream used for a lobotomy demonstration]].
4th Dec '14 10:07:44 AM Ciara25
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* TraumaticHaircut: Ann Crook had a beautiful crown of curly golden hair, but it was cut in mental institution.

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* TraumaticHaircut: Ann Crook had a beautiful crown of curly golden hair, but it was cut it's all but shorn off in the mental institution.
4th Dec '14 10:05:35 AM Ciara25
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:The hero [[DidNotGetTheGirl didn't get the girl]] and killed himself. The Ripper evades justice by lobotomy.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:The hero [[DidNotGetTheGirl didn't get the girl]] and killed himself. The Ripper evades justice by lobotomy.lobotomy, although that's not necessarily a plus in his case.]]
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