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David Lynch: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers)

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Publisher Comments:

Few directors in the past three decades have produced movies more compelling, controversial, or confounding than David Lynch (b. 1946). And fewer still have been so reluctant to talk about what they do. In this collection, editor Richard A. Barney has chosen the rare interviews in which Lynch opens up to questions rather than deflecting them. Whether Lynch is talking about his earliest film shorts such as The Grandmother or the break-out surrealist feature Eraserhead, the hit TV series Twin Peaks or his Oscar-nominated The Elephant Man or Blue Velvet or his most recent experimental tours de force, Mulholland Drive and Inland Empire, he stresses the power of image and sound to communicate his vision.

David Lynch: Interviews is the first survey of conversations with the director covering the broad spectrum of his artistic activities throughout his career, including filmmaking, painting, music production, and furniture design. It documents the evolution of Lynch's role in discussing his movies, from his self-described pre-verbal stage in the early years to his increasingly elaborate, though persistently elusive, articulations. It also registers the intense international interest in Lynch's work, with interviews from French and Spanish sources translated here for the first time.

Synopsis:

Interviews with the acclaimed director of the films Dune, Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man, Mulholland Drive, and Inland Empire and the hit TV series Twin Peaks

About the Author

Richard A. Barney is associate professor of English at the University of Albany, State University of New York, and he is the author of Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604732375
Author:
Barney, Richard A.
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion picture producers and directors
Subject:
Lynch, David
Subject:
Individual Director
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film; Performing Arts; Biography
Subject:
Film
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Conversations with Filmmakers
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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