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Repertory Series: Holiday Adjacent • EYES WIDE SHUT • Thursday 12/20 at 7:30

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Mon, Jun 9, 2014

Repertory Series ArchiveWhat is Cinema?

Mulholland Drive

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(2001) dir David Lynch w/Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux [147 min; 35mm]
Few filmmakers use the inherent elements of cinema as effectively as David Lynch. His masterful manipulation of narrative structure, perceived timeline, visual comprehension and character motivation are in full effect in MULHOLLAND DRIVE. In it, a young woman (Watts) goes to Hollywood to pursue her dream of becoming a star but, instead, finds only disappointment and disillusionment.

“At times Lynch communicates with us not through the language of cinema but in haunted valentines that are almost a direct address, from him to us, without the intermediary of fiction.” Brandon Irvine explores the twists and turns of Mulholland Drive in his Brattle Film Notes essay

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  • Friday, June 6 at 9:30 PM
  • Monday, June 9 at 8:00 PM

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