Mulholland Drive Screening: Barbican, London

Introduction by author Richard Martin
Mullholland Drive (dir. David Lynch, 2001)
If you are in London on 27 September 2014, the Barbican are organising a screening of David Lynch's Mulholland Drive (2001). The screening comes complete with an introduction from Richard Martin, author of The Architecture of David Lynch:
David Lynch’s surrealist neo-noir marries a mood of urban anxiety to a narrative that is not simply set in Los Angeles, but actually scrutinizes the collective dream that is LA. How many aspiring starlets have come to the city, only to have their dreams smashed?

This hallucinatory tale of a perky blond ingénue (Naomi Watts) caught up in a mystery involving an amnesiac brunette (Laura Elena Harring) begins with a bone-crunching car accident on the famous road above the city. [Read More]

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