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Lost Highway (1997) 25th Anniversary 4K Restoration

Director: David Lynch Run Time: 134 min. Release Year: 1997

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Bill Pullman, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Patricia Arquette, Robert Blake

Country: United States
Language: English, French, German, Italian


Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Film Center is thrilled to present a new 4K Restoration with a personal, theatrical-only introduction from director David Lynch, who supervised the restoration.


About the film:

A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.

“contains some of the most hauntingly prosaic moments of Lynch’s career… he’s one of our most pointedly realistic filmmakers. To understand the emotional realism in Lynch’s work is, in fact, to understand the emotional realism of poetry”

—Jeremiah Kipp for Slant Magazine

About the filmmaker:

David Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, visual artist, musician, and writer. A recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 2019, Lynch has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, and the César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as well as the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival.

His acclaimed feature films Eraserhead (1977), The Elephant Man (1980), Dune (1984), Blue Velvet (1986), Wild at Heart (1990), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), Lost Highway (1997), The Straight Story (1999), Mulholland Drive (2001), and Inland Empire (2006) are characterized by his signature dream imagery and meticulous sound design. Lynch creates surrealist (and often bizarre) films that stay with you long after the screen goes black.

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