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Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990)

The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Dern ... Heartbroken Woman
Nicolas Cage ... Heartbreaker
Julee Cruise Julee Cruise ... The Dreamself of the Heartbroken Woman
Lisa Giobbi Lisa Giobbi ... Female Dancer
Félix Blaska Félix Blaska ... Male Dancer
Michael J. Anderson ... Woodsman (Twin A)
André Badalamenti André Badalamenti ... Clarinet Soloist (Twin B)
John Bell John Bell ... The Tall Skinned Deer
Warick Bright Warick Bright ... Snare Drummer
Ann C. Fink Ann C. Fink ... Back-Up Singer (as Ann Fink)
Sarah Napier Sarah Napier ... Back-Up Singer
Marc B. Lorber Marc B. Lorber ... Video Team
Tom Judson ... Video Team
Brian Keane ... Video Team
Sebastian Stuart Sebastian Stuart ... Video Team
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After her boyfriend ends their relationship, the dreamself of a heartbroken woman floats through the air over an industrial wasteland singing ballads of love. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Symfonia przemyslowa nr 1 See more »

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Propaganda Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Much of the music came from director David Lynch's TV series Twin Peaks (1990). See more »

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Features Wild at Heart (1990) See more »

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The World Spins
Music by Angelo Badalamenti
Lyrics by David Lynch
Performed by Julee Cruise
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Twin Peaks, the musical
12 April 2000 | by InvisigothGypsySee all my reviews

This is a fantastic production that caught my eye because of my long love of 'Twin Peaks.' Although it is actually unrelated to the show, 'Dream' has enough elements of 'Peaks' to make it seem to be an extension of the series. Julee Cruise, the otherworldly bar singer in 'Peaks,' stars as the dream-self of an otherwise average woman whose heart has been broken. Other familiarities from the series include Michael J. Anderson (the "little man from another place"), the song "Into the Night," and the instrumental "Bookhouse Boys" used as the background to "Up in Flames." I greatly enjoyed this fifty-minute trek back into the surrealism and sound that made the series so unique.


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