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|Desc||Photo of Robert Loggia|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0|
1997 film by David Lynch
|Released||1997 (25 years, 3 months ago)|
|Genre||neo-noir, mystery film, thriller film and film noir|
|Production company||Ciby 2000|
|Country of origin||United States of America and France|
|Screenwriter||David Lynch and Barry Gifford|
About Lost Highway
David Lynch's 1997 film Lost Highway is a surreal and haunting masterpiece that defies easy categorization. Part psychological thriller, part film noir, and part fever dream, Lost Highway is a mesmerizing exploration of identity, memory, and desire.
The film follows Fred Madison (Bill Pullman), a jazz musician who becomes increasingly paranoid and delusional after he and his wife Renee (Patricia Arquette) begin receiving mysterious videotapes of their home. As Fred's mental state deteriorates, he is arrested for Renee's murder and sent to prison, only to transform into a new person, Pete Dayton (Balthazar Getty), upon his release.
Lynch's signature dreamlike imagery and nonlinear storytelling create a disorienting and unsettling atmosphere throughout the film. The haunting score by Angelo Badalamenti and the use of classic songs like David Bowie's "I'm Deranged" add to the film's eerie mood.
Lost Highway features standout performances from Pullman, Arquette, and Getty, as well as memorable supporting turns from Robert Blake, Gary Busey, and Richard Pryor. The film's themes of duality and transformation have been interpreted in a variety of ways, with some critics seeing it as a commentary on the nature of filmmaking itself.
Despite its initial mixed reception, Lost Highway has since become a cult classic and a favorite among Lynch fans. Its enigmatic and unsettling nature continues to captivate audiences and inspire discussion and analysis.
- Ebert, R. (1997, February 21). Lost Highway. RogerEbert.com. https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/lost-highway-1997
- Kermode, M. (2017, February 21). Lost Highway review – David Lynch's dark, twisted neo-noir. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/21/lost-highway-review-david-lynch-dark-twisted-neo-noir
- Murray, N. (2017, February 21). Lost Highway: The Perfect David Lynch Film. Rolling Stone. https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-features/lost-highway-the-perfect-david-lynch-film-114800/
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