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MULHOLLAND DRIVE

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Mulholland Drive

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
145 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/08/01
performer:
Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Michael J. Anderson, Angelo Badalamenti, Diane Baker, Brian Beacock, Brent Briscoe, Scott Coffey, Missy Crider, Robert Forster, Dan Hedaya, Lori Heuring, Ann Miller, Mark Pellegrino
director:
David Lynch
Producer:
Joyce Eliason
distributor:
Universal Focus
author:
David Lynch
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a B+

Director David Lynch recombines the themes and fetishes and motifs that he has used again and again. Naomi Watts, who looks like a pixie Sharon Stone, is Betty, the latest of Lynch’s blond angel women. Arriving in Hollywood, she is paired with the voluptuous ”Rita” (Laura Elena Harring), a damaged dark girl up to her neckline in Mystery. Lynch holds you in his thrall — at least, until the baffling last act, a pretzel that doesn’t connect with itself.