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A short continuously looping animation of six grotesque human figures vomiting. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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David Lynch 
 
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David Lynch .... producer
 
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David Lynch .... animator
 
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Jack Fisk .... crew
David Lynch .... concept
 

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"Six Men Getting Sick (Six Times)" - USA (alternative title)
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Interesting to see if you are a fan of David Lynch but otherwise no, 12 January 2014
Author: bob the moo from United Kingdom

I heard of this short film recently as it being David Lynch's first and it interested me enough to find it. The first thing to say is that it is not really a film but an art installation based on animated paintings of, well, precisely what the title says. The soundtrack is a constant siren wail and the animation loops endlessly while the figures have their stomachs filled with the sense of nausea and then vomit down the screen.

In terms of content it is really offputting and once I'd seen a few loops of it I had really seen as much as I wanted to. I guess for fans of David Lynch then it will be important to see this as part of checking out as much of his work as possible but for the majority of us it will just confirm that Lynch always had an eye and a preference for the odd and the disturbing.

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