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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Bill Pullman
Patricia Arquette
Balthazar Getty
Gary Busey
Directors
David Lynch
Screenwriters
David Lynch
Barry Gifford
Running Time
134 minutes

Lost Highway
The film that separates the true fans of David Lynch from part-timers who merely dabble in his weird world.


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Plot
Teaming up again with writer Barry (Wild At Heart) Gifford, Lynch folds his story in on itself with a mid-point transformation that follows an atmospheric, rather than plot-driven, line of logic. Patricia Arquette takes the blonde/brunette dual mystery woman roles, while Bill Pullman and Balthazar Getty stumble into the unknown. This is cinema as art, as Lynch challenges expectations of identity and reality.


Verdict
Glad to report that David Lynch is still circling planet earth in a spaceship with his mind located several galaxies beyond. This is delightfully bonkers; an eerie and edgy outpouring that makes Twin Peaks look like Moonlighting.


Reviewed by Christopher Hemblade

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