David Lynch The Art Life
Directors: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm.
Featuring: David Lynch. USA/Denmark 2016. 88 mins.
This is a revealing documentary about the formative years of David Lynch. With the new Twin Peaks set to reappear on our TV screens, it is a timely look at what helped to shape one of cinema’s most acclaimed and enigmatic directors. Narrated by Lynch himself from his painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, the film takes us on an intimate journey, from his idyllic upbringing in small-town America, to his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts and his subsequent move into film with his groundbreaking debut Eraserhead.