Known for his surrealist films and his ability to disturb, offend and mystify audiences, David Lynch has developed a unique cinematic style. For the first time ever, World Movies presents a selection of Lynch’s finest films over one exciting week, featuring some of his most renowned and critically-acclaimed titles.
Monday 13 April 9.30pm: Blue Velvet (USA, 1986)
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child This noir thriller stars Isabella Rosselini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern.
Tuesday 14 April 9.30pm: Wild At Heart (USA, 1990) Aust TV Premiere
Two young lovers, Sailor and Lula, run from a variety of weirdos that Lula’s mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Wednesday 15 April 9.30pm: Eraserhead (USA, 1977)
Director David Lynch’s acclaimed film debut follows Henry Spencer, a man living in an unnamed industrial wasteland who must survive his angry girlfriend, squalid home and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Thursday 16 April 9.30pm: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (USA, 1992) Aust TV Premiere
The last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled in the prequel to David Lynch’s hit cult television series.
Friday 17 April 9.30pm: Lost Highway (USA, 1997)
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
WM FOCUS ON: DAVID LYNCH MARATHON – Saturday 18 April
2.00pm: Eraserhead (USA, 1977)
3.30pm: Lost Highway (USA, 1997)
5.45pm: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (USA, 1992)
8.00pm: Blue Velvet (USA, 1986)
10.00pm: Wild At Heart (USA, 1990)