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A woman's dark and absurdist nightmare vision comprising a continuous recitation of the alphabet and bizarre living representations of each letter.

Director:

David Lynch

Writer:

David Lynch

Star:

Peggy Lynch
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Against a backdrop of bizarre shapes and textures, a small organic figure gives birth to the letters of the alphabet while a mixture of children's voices and an operatic tune are singing out. The figure's head collapses causing blood to rain on a girl while she lays in her bed, resulting in the girl violently vomiting blood herself. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2007 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Alfabet See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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haunting
23 December 2002 | by enmussakSee all my reviews

This avant garde piece miraculously comes off without being cliché or dismissible (as is so common with artsy avant garde film). Peggy Lynch (I'm assuming is his daughter) goes through a sequence of harrowing events that had some connection with the alphabet. I particularly liked the bed-wetting and the dirt. The person I watched this with said the dirt looked very "inviting." I strangely agreed. Only Lynch could make dirt inviting. Very interesting work. 8/10


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