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David Lynch's feature length directorial debut.

The film took over 5 years to complete production.

Half of the film's budget was made on a $10,000 grant from AFI.

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CastAllen Joseph, Jack Nance, Hal Landon, Jr., Charlotte Stewart, Jennifer Chambers Lynch, Darwin Joston, Jeanne Bates, Judith Anna Roberts, Laurel Near, V. Phipps-Wilson, Jack Fisk, Gill Dennis
DirectorDavid Lynch
Genre:  Drama, Horror
Release Date:  March 19, 1977
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
Screen WriterDavid Lynch
Runtime:  89 minutes
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review by . August 30, 2011
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**** out of ****     "Eraserhead" is an abrupt vision. It arrived in 1977, when people weren't open enough to appreciate what writer-director David Lynch was trying to say. This was his debut film, he was relatively new to filmmaking, and he just made a movie that reflected his dreams as well as a past life-style. The film is both funny and disturbing; a mind-game, a true surrealist film. It could be seen as a dark satire, or just an art-show in which Lynch displays the deepest, …
review by . May 03, 2009
Eraserhead is David Lynch's first feature length film. It was a piecemeal project that took nearly five years to complete. After directing several shorts, Mister Lynch took on the task of creating a film. This surrealistic vision of a nightmarish future confused and shock many people (even to this day). Using black and white film stock and a jarring soundtrack, David Lynch has made a film that stands on it's own even to this day.     A strange young man finds himself in a loveless …
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