The Short Films of David Lynch

The Short Films of David Lynch

DVD - 2005
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Six men getting sick: A film of people vomiting with their heads on fire. The alphabet: A bedridden young girl is apparently being tortured by the alphabet. Against a backdrop of bizarre shapes and textures, a small organic figure gives birth to the letters of the alphabet while a mixture of children's voices and an operatic tune are singing out. The figure's head collapses causing blood to rain on the girl while she lays in her bed. The grandmother: An abused and troubled young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother.The amputee: A legless woman writes a letter. The cowboy and the Frenchman: Cowboys meet a French man. Lumiere: A film made to celebrate 100 years of cinema.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Absurda, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
Branch Call Number: DVD SHORT F
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in


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SilkyNara Dec 31, 2012

Having seen and enjoyed 'Eraserhead' and 'Blue Velvet' I thought I was ready for a look @ Mr. Lynch's other works, but I'm not. I viewed the first three shorts in this collection, couldn't produce the stamina to view the rest. Mr. Lynch's work is takes dark to a whole new level.


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