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As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

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Storyline

A blonde actress is preparing for her biggest role yet, but when she finds herself falling for her co-star, she realizes that her life is beginning to mimic the fictional film that they're shooting. Adding to her confusion is the revelation that the current film is a remake of a doomed Polish production, 47, which was never finished due to an unspeakable tragedy. Written by Ted

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Inland Empire: A Woman in Trouble  »

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Trivia

Stars Laura Dern and Justin Theroux have both said they have no idea what the film is about. See more »

Quotes

Nikki: Hey... hey. Watch this move.
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References Twin Peaks (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

The Loco-Motion
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Little Eva
Published by Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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8 September 2006 | by (Venice, Italy) – See all my reviews

I saw INLAND EMPIRE at the Venice Film Festival and I think it's incredible... surely the most strange Lynch's film. A terrible nightmare of about 3 hours! I love Lynch's films and I think that INLAND EMPIRE resumes his whole filmography! And I want to underline also the interpretation of Laura Dern. She's absolutely fantastic! You can't pretend to understand completely the story (it's more confused than Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive...) but you'll be captured by the sounds, the lights, the changes of rhythm... David has written the screenplay day by day and also the actors couldn't understand what they were doing... I think you should see this wonderful film of one of the best contemporary director.


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