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David Lynch: Beautiful Dark

David Lynch: Beautiful Dark

by Greg Olson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810859173
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/29/2008
Series: Scarecrow Filmmakers Series , #126
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 752
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Greg Olson is the Film Curator of the Seattle Art Museum. He has written on film for several publications including The Seattle Times, Moviemaker, Premiere and Film Comment. He has contributed to the books Vietnam War Films and Contemporary Literary Criticism. He is a board member of the Film Noir Foundation and a juror for the American Film Institute's annual 100 Years...100 Movies television programs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Photograph Credits v

Introduction viii

Chapter 1 Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, 1946-1970 (The Alphabet, The Grandmother) 1

Chapter 2 Factory Child, 1970-1976 (Eraserhead) 53

Chapter 3 Burden of Flesh, 1976-1980 (The Elephant Man) 99

Chapter 4 Golden Sands, Heavy Heart, 1980-1984 (Dune) 143

Chapter 5 Night Town, 1984-1986 (Blue Velvet) 203

Chapter 6 Buzz Saw, 1986-1990 (Twin Peaks, Season I) 249

Chapter 7 Burning Love, 1990 (Wild at Heart) 303

Chapter 8 Our Schoolgirl of the Sorrows, 1990-1992 (Twin Peaks, Season 2 and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me) 341

Chapter 9 Head Like a House on Fire, 1992-1997 (Lost Highway) 395

Chapter 10 An Autumn Afternoon, 1997-2000 (The Straight Story) 457

Chapter 11 Road to Dreamsville, 2000-2001 (Mulholland Drive) 515

Chapter 12 Man of the World, 2001-2007 (, INLAND EMPIRE) 585

Notes 681

Bibliography 707

Index 715

About the Author 733

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