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4.07  ·  Rating details ·  341 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Sitting on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of his wife, Fred Madison experiences a shattering headache. The next day, a dazed and confused Pete Dayton is found in Madison's cell. Dayton has no memory of how he came to be there. Madison has gone missing. What follows may be reality or it may be part of a highly organized hallucination that Fred Madison is under ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Faber & Faber (first published January 1st 1997)
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Mar 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Someone remind me why I’d want to read the shooting script of a film I have seen more times than any other film. Why? I saw it on the shelf next to another book and grabbed it on a whim. I finished but the law of diminishing returns was definitely in effect.

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I remember there was some buzz around the publication of this script because of a revealing (at least by Lynch standards) interview with David Lynch serving as front matter. At the time, everyone just wanted to know “wh
Ben Loory
Mar 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
fascinating to read. always been one of my favorite movies. i was kinda scared to read it for fear of having another miserable 2001: A Space Odyssey experience. but it wasn't like that; nothing is ruined or over-explained. it does add some definition here and there but it's all welcome and interesting. it also points up what a great director lynch is; it's not lifeless on the page but it's clearly just a blueprint... have to watch the movie again sometime soon. ...more
Feb 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Another brilliant David Lynch script that completely turns around half way through.
Jessica Bilodeaux
May 03, 2008 rated it really liked it
Trippy and great...
Kasa Cotugno
May 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Read and saw movie at its premiere, which was attended by Barry Gifford. When asked to explain the script, he would only say it was a mobius strip, and did not illuminate further.
Eddie Villanueva
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015
Having watched the movie about a million times and only having my own interpretation of what it's about, I was hoping reading the script would clear things up a bit; it didn't. There are a few scenes that got cut from the movie that don't really add to the story or explain anything more, but they are interesting nonetheless. This movie continues to be my favorite David Lynch film and reading the original script further cements my love for it. ...more
Steven Godin
Feb 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Like a dark surreal nightmare on acid, and them some!
Jul 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dick Laurent is dead.
Jeff Swesky
Sep 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Before a brilliant movie, Lost Highway was a brilliant screenplay written by David Lynch and Barry Gifford.
mahdi mousavi nejad
Apr 11, 2007 rated it really liked it
...بر شاخساران درخت غار دو کبوتر عریان دیدم
یکی دیگری بود و دیگری هیچ کس نبود
Hattas Martin
Aug 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ani náhradný život ti nepomôže utiecť pred sebou.
Farzin Mohseni
Jul 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
فیلم با صحنه‌ های مالیخولیایی و فضای تو در تو لحظه هایی به یاد ماندنی می سازه. شاید سه چهار بار این کتاب رو خوندم و هر بار لذت بردم.
Ali Najafy
Sep 06, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
فقط میتونم بگم دنیای دیوید لینچ خیلی عجیب‌تر از اون چیزی هست که بتونم به راحتی باهاش ارتباط بگیرم ....
فیلمنامه تقریباً به ۳ قسمت تقسیم شده بود و میشه حتی گفت که هر بخش ، داستان مستقل خودش را روایت می‌کرد ، به شخصه بخش اول رو بیشتر دوست داشتم

به نظرم اگه واقعا مخاطب دیوید لینچ هستید و قصد دارید با مفاهیم فکری کارگردان ارتباط بگیرید ، حداقل باید چندبار فیلمنامه رو بخونید و ساعت‌ها فکر کنید تا شاید در پایان ، مطلبی دستگیرتان شد :))
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Aug 23, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: فيلم
This film is so confusing!
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Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married, and fathered future director Jennifer Chambers Lynch shortly after he turned 21. That experience, plus attending art school in a particularly v ...more

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