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Behind the camera, David Lynch is a certified phenomenon. In front of it, he remains a little more enigmatic. His cameo credits (“Louie," “The Cleveland Show” and that time they appeared to run out of cast members in “Twin Peaks”) are pretty incongruous with his usual brand of provocative art, and lend a further wacky dimension to his already surreal public persona.  Now, he has committed himself to be directed by his daughter, Jennifer Lynch, in a new indie, “A Fall From Grace”, executive produced by Jory Weitz. Ms. Lynch, whose “Boxing Helena” proved something of a critical punchbag, co-wrote the script with Eric Wilkinson. It will be a detective thriller in which Tim Roth is a St. Louis homicide agent in pursuit of a serial killer whose young victims keep cropping up on riverbanks, Laura Palmer-style. Lynch Sr., who will play Roth’s father, remarked upon working underneath his daughter, »

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