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The Short Films of David Lynch (2002)

Video  |   |  Documentary, Animation, Drama  |  1 June 2002 (USA)
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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.

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Credited cast:
Jeffe Alperi ...
Policeman ("Lumiere and Company") (archive footage)
Robert Chadwick ...
Father ("The Grandmother") (archive footage)
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Amputee ("The Amputee") (archive footage)
Eddy Dixon ...
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Rick Guillory ...
Howdy ("The Cowboy and the Frenchman") (archive footage)
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Gun Twirler ("The Cowboy and the Frenchman") (archive footage)
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Policeman
Stan Lothridge ...
Policeman ("Lumiere and Company") (archive footage)
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Himself - Narrator
Peggy Lynch ...
Girl ("The Alphabet") (archive footage)
Virginia Maitland ...
Mother ("The Grandmother") (archive footage)
Dorothy McGinnis ...
Grandmother ("The Grandmother") (archive footage)
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Pete ("The Cowboy and the Frenchman") (archive footage)
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This collection of David Lynch's short films cover the first 29 years of his career. Each film is given a special introduction by the director himself. His earliest underground films Six Figures Getting Sick (1966), The Alphabet (1968), The Grandmother (1970) and The Amputee (1974) are showcased as well as two requisitioned works well into his successful career The Cowboy and the Frenchman (1988) and his addition for Lumière and Company (1995). Written by Daniel Jos. Leary

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pretty good
29 January 2008 | by (MASSACHUSETTS, USA) – See all my reviews

I love David Lynch, so of course I was so excited when I got this. As much as I thought it was decently OK, I really just think that maybe my expectation of the short films were too high. The worst of the bunch by far is the one about the cowboy and the frenchman. The frenchman is quite attractive though, I must say. Overall, it's pretty dull, but still watchable. My favorite of the group is probably "The Alphabet." It's a total nightmare and very original, creative, and spooky, I do declare. I think probably the only people that would benefit from this DVD are real Lynch fans, like myself. Oh, and "The Grandmother" is really great too.


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