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Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr. is a 2001 film by director/writer David Lynch.

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  • Jun 12, 2012
I'll admit that this is my first time watching a David Lynch film, but Mulholland Dr. blew me away. 

While this film certainly benefits in having an edge-to-your-seat gripping storyline and compelling characters, the ultimate strength in this film lies in Lynch's refusal to explain the movie, which allows us to create our own ways of fleshing out what really happens and what the film really means.

The only thing that may turn off some viewers is that there's a few lesbian sex scenes in it.
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June 13, 2012
This took me multiple viewings to figure it out, and then, I don't think I have uncovered its many layers as of yet....
June 13, 2012
I think Mulholland Dr. is one of those movies that someone will never "fully" understand since its basically structured in a way where you can make up what happens.
 
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review by . October 07, 2012
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**** out of ****    After one has seen David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive", the word "Silencio" has become one of the most haunting words in cinema since those spoken by Marlon Brando ("The horror...the horror") in "Apocalypse Now". It might be an irrelevant comparison overall, but both are films that linger in the corners of our minds. Both are less than conventional even if Lynch exists more on his own terms than Francis Ford Coppola ever did (although he is a fine filmmaker; …
review by . December 17, 2008
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Key to the past?
In 2001, David Lynch (director of Dune and creator of Twin Peaks) released a complex mystery film that defied the genre rules and mystified audiences. So what's it all about?             The film stars Naomi Watts, in an outstanding performance, as a seemingly naïve and innocent young actress who stumbles upon a car crash victim with amnesia, played by Laura Elena Harring. The two befriend one another and begin to search for clues to the haunted woman's …
review by . February 29, 2004
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David Lynch has crafted a very clever thriller that's so unusually sequenced that you are thoroughly confused at the end of watching the film. The DVD has minimal bonus material and no commentary. It does provide some clues in the DVD liner to help you figure out what the meaning of everything in the movie is and the sequence of what actually happened. This is a truly challenging thriller that has a lot of darkness and foreboding. There are some lesbian sex scenes and a very impressive performance …
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Pandora couldn't resist opening the forbidden box containing all the delusions of mankind, and let's just say David Lynch, in Mulholland Drive, indulges a similar impulse. Employing a familiar film noir atmosphere to unravel, as he coyly puts it, "a love story in the city of dreams," Lynch establishes a foreboding but playful narrative in the film's first half before subsuming all of Los Angeles and its corrupt ambitions into his voyeuristic universe of desire. Identities exchange, amnesia proliferates, and nightmare visions are induced, but not before we've become enthralled by the film's two main characters: the dazed and sullen femme fatale, Rita (Laura Elena Harring), and the pert blonde just-arrived from Ontario (played exquisitely by Naomi Watts) who decides to help Rita regain her memory. Triggered by a rapturous Spanish-language version of Roy Orbison's "Crying," Lynch's best film since Blue Velvet splits glowingly into two equally compelling parts.--Fionn Meade
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Director: David Lynch
Genre: Drama, Gay & Lesbian, Mystery, Thriller
Release Date: October 8, 2001
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: David Lynch
DVD Release Date: April 9, 2002
Runtime: 147 minutes
Studio: Universal Studios
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