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Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990)

The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heartbroken Woman
Julee Cruise ...
The Dreamself of the Heartbroken Woman
Lisa Giobbi ...
Female Dancer
Félix Blaska ...
Male Dancer
Woodsman (Twin A)
André Badalamenti ...
Clarinet Soloist (Twin B)
John Bell ...
The Tall Skinned Deer
Warick Bright ...
Snare Drummer
Ann C. Fink ...
Back-Up Singer (as Ann Fink)
Sarah Napier ...
Back-Up Singer
Marc B. Lorber ...
Video Team
Video Team
Video Team
Sebastian Stuart ...
Video Team


After her boyfriend ends their relationship, the dreamself of a heartbroken woman floats through the air over an industrial wasteland singing ballads of love. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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Much of the music came from director David Lynch's TV series Twin Peaks (1990). See more »


References Twin Peaks (1990) See more »


The Dream Conversation
Music by Angelo Badalamenti
Lyrics by David Lynch
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Twin Peaks, the musical
12 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is a fantastic production that caught my eye because of my long love of 'Twin Peaks.' Although it is actually unrelated to the show, 'Dream' has enough elements of 'Peaks' to make it seem to be an extension of the series. Julee Cruise, the otherworldly bar singer in 'Peaks,' stars as the dream-self of an otherwise average woman whose heart has been broken. Other familiarities from the series include Michael J. Anderson (the "little man from another place"), the song "Into the Night," and the instrumental "Bookhouse Boys" used as the background to "Up in Flames." I greatly enjoyed this fifty-minute trek back into the surrealism and sound that made the series so unique.

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