As always, David Lynch is on top form, and Wild at Heart is yet another stunning film added to his list.
Lynch as always has managed to create and craft a unique blend of bizarre visuals, strange and akward characters, a unique and individual story line, popped them all into his cauldron, added a touch of transcendental meditation, lots of coffee, and out popped this gem. I cannot rate this film enough. If you haven't already seen it, do so.
Nicolas Cage as Sailor is absolutely fantastic, Willem Dafoe's character as Bobby Peru is disturbing but excellent, and Laura Dern (a Lynch regular) as usual is superb.
The film focuses around the weird and wonderful journey the two main protagonists Sailor (Cage), and Lulu (Dern) embark on to escape Lulu's Psycopathic mother (Diane Ladd).
The two main characters; Sailor and Lulu, are completely and passionately in love with one another. Unfortunately, Lulu's incredibly psychotic and domineering mother (Diane ladd) can't bear to see them together, and hires a notorious, and sinister hitman to track them down and kill Sailor.
Lynch, obviously highly influenced by the film The Wizard of Oz has used heavy allusions of this in Wild at Heart, and has used his unique directorial skills to offer the viewer a 'slightly' different take on the original.
As you can guess already, I'm a huge Lynch fan, and luckily, watching this film may help people to follow suit. Watch it!