MULHOLLAND DR.

Director David Lynch
Year 2001
Starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux
Rating R
Run Time 147min
More Info IMDb

Screening in 35mm as part of the series The Complete David Lynch!

MULHOLLAND DR. showcases Lynch’s inclinations toward film noir, fragmented narratives, surreal imagery and beautiful women in a nightmarish landscape called Hollywood. The film stars Naomi Watts as Betty Elms, a dewy-eyed, fledgling actress arriving in Hollywood with dreams of stardom. Laura Herring stars as Rita, a mysterious woman who suffers acute amnesia after a car crash on Mulholland Drive.

After meeting Rita, Betty becomes an amateur sleuth to try to solve the case of Rita’s missing identity. The narrative of the film begins to fold in on itself as questions pile up and answers disappear. Lynch leads us around corners we are not sure we want to go around and we're swallowed into a black hole of a dark dreams.

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