A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared.Written by
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This movie's three main actors have all worked with director David Lynch. Harry Dean Stanton appeared in Wild at Heart (1990), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), The Straight Story (1999), Inland Empire (2006), and Twin Peaks: the Return (2017); Dean Stockwell was in Blue Velvet (1986), and Nastassja Kinski was in Inland Empire (2006). Stanton also co-starred with Lynch in the movie Lucky (2017). See more »
When Travis drops the bottle of water in the desert, its supposed to be empty but the sound it makes hitting the ground makes it seem half full. See more »
I first saw this film almost fifteen years ago and thought about almost nothing else for at least a month. I have never seen a film before or since that presents the extremes of love, pain, and loss with such immediacy and ruthless candor. Watching this film with openness, identifying with the characters, made me wince and writhe in sympathetic agony. I didn't cry; rather, I was reminded of all the times I have wept in my life, and why.
Perhaps each person person has a film -- usually a masterpiece -- which affects him or her so strongly that it is beyond description. This is mine.
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