MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,286 this week

Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary, Biography  |  14 October 1997 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 599 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 4 critic

From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression. "Pretty as a Picture:The Art of David Lynch" examines how... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 45 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 10 Feb 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 23 Feb 2014
 
a list of 85 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 560 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (TV Movie 1997)

Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lost Highway (1997)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Deborah Abbott
Stars: Deborah Abbott, Andrew Jenson, Paul Villamil
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Biography of actor Jack Nance, who became famous when he appeared in the 1977 cult film "Eraserhead."

Director: Chris Leavens
Stars: Jack Nance, John Achorn, Leo Bulgarini
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

American professor Robert Traum embarks on an adventurous and amusing journey through Bucovina to find Sami the projectionist, the only person alive that can tell him anything about his ... See full summary »

Director: Lucian Georgescu
Stars: Marcel Iures, Barry Gifford, Mihaela Sirbu
Eraserhead (1977)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph
DumbLand (TV Mini-Series 2002)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A series of 5-minute line animations (drawn in the rough style and with the minimalist plots of David Lynch's The Angriest Dog in the World comic strip) featuring an angry and violent Neanderthal, and his family and neighbors.

Stars: David Lynch
Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Apelike aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it.

Director: Jun Fukuda
Stars: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima
Documentary | Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Jeffe Alperi, Robert Chadwick, Catherine E. Coulson
Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series 1993)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Three-part mini-series set during three different eras in a single room of an odd hotel where employees never age. Every story has a slight twist to it, but the stories are mostly dialogue-heavy psychological or relationship dramas.

Stars: Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos, Alicia Witt
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Dorothy McGinnis, Richard White, Virginia Maitland
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Karolina Gruszka, Peter J. Lucas, William Maier
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Peter Frank ...
Himself
...
Himself
Barry Gifford ...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself
Austin Jack Lynch ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
Peggy Lynch ...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression. "Pretty as a Picture:The Art of David Lynch" examines how this modern day Renaissance man makes a motion picture, and examines, through his artistic explorations, the very nature of creativity. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 1997 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Eraserhead (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

And Still
Written by Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch
Performed by Jocelyn West and Angelo Badalamenti
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Intriguing look at the man behind the macabre madness.
24 June 2001 | by (The Mitten State, USA) – See all my reviews

An in-depth look at artist/filmmaker David Lynch's movies, paintings, drawings, photographs, and various other works of art. Features interview footage and commentary by family members, friends, fans, and people he's worked with, as well as behind-the-scenes antics of some of his most critically praised efforts. Also includes a compelling reunion with the cast of "Eraserhead" as they wander around the filming locations and recap funny stories about the movie's production. Filmed and compiled around the release of Lynch's "The Lost Highway", this was no doubt used as a promotional film. "Eraserhead" star Jack Nance died shortly after filming.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page