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The Short Films Of David Lynch
on 11 January 2011
Very much for completists, this collection of short films sees David Lynch on even more bizarre form than ever. Along with brief experiments in animation and film, such as Six Men Getting Sick and the blink-and-you'll-miss-it Luminere; this collection also contains the half-hour The Grandmother and The Cowboy And The Frenchmen, the former sees David Lynch visiting the disturbing and surreal fantasy landscapes which would truly come into fruition in his debut feature Eraserhead, and the latter is an exploration of his bizarre sense of comedy. The Alphabet is an enjoyable four minute romp through the conscious and unconscious of young children and the amputee is a grisly satire.
Each film contains an interesting introduction by David Lynch, which in most cases gives a great insight to this incredibly talented man's insane imagination and the influences of his work.
If you've found any of David Lynch's feature length films too unusual for your tastes, this DVD is not for you. However, any fan of David Lynch, particularly fans of his films based on symbolism, such as Eraserhead and Inland Empire, will enjoy much of this DVD.