Eraserhead • 1h 29m
Directed by David Lynch • 1977 • United States
Starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Judith Anna Roberts
David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, ERASERHEAD, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick Elmes and Herbert Cardwell, evocative sound design, and unforgettably enigmatic performance by Jack Nance, this visionary nocturnal odyssey continues to haunt American cinema like no other film.
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David Lynch and Frederick Elmes on ER...
This interview with director David Lynch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes was shot in 1979 by filmmaker Tom Christie for his television production class at UCLA. It takes place at one of ERASERHEAD’s locations in Los Angeles, where the Beverly Center shopping mall now stands.
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David Lynch and Jack Nance on ERASERHEAD
Director David Lynch and actor Jack Nance take a drive to one of ERASERHEAD’s locations in this excerpt from an episode of the French television program “Cinéma, de notre temps,” recorded in 1988 and broadcast on April 23, 1993.