"[22], An early interpretation of the film uses dream analysis to argue that the first part is a dream of the real Diane Selwyn, who has cast her dream-self as the innocent and hopeful "Betty Elms", reconstructing her history and persona into something like an old Hollywood film. With Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates. Edited by Mary Sweeny. Welcome to Mulholland Drive - an online women's fashion store based in Miami, Queensland. Lynch explained his selection of Watts, "I saw someone that I felt had a tremendous talent, and I saw someone who had a beautiful soul, an intelligence—possibilities for a lot of different roles, so it was a beautiful full package. Though little more clarity would have been fine. The movie is an ever-deepening reflection on the allure of Hollywood and on the multiple role-playing and self-invention that the movie-going experience promises ... What greater power is there than the power to enter and to program the dream life of the culture? She is considered to be the reality of the too-good-to-be-true Betty, or a later version of Betty after living too long in Hollywood. Whether you bought it the time in which it was the best around, inherited from aunt Martha or bought it in a thrift shop, there is a Blu-Ray version and a DVD version of the movie available for you. Theroux said of his role, "He's sort of the one character in the film who doesn't know what the [hell's] going on. Music composed and conducted by Angelo Badalamenti. That is fiction and reality could have been little more sensible and flow should have been clearer i.e. The Christian Science Monitor film critic David Sterritt spoke with Lynch after the film screened at Cannes and wrote that the director "insisted that Mulholland Drive does tell a coherent, comprehensible story", unlike some of Lynch's earlier films like Lost Highway. Film critic Franklin Ridgway writes that the depiction of such a deliberate "cruel and manipulative" act makes it unclear if Camilla is as capricious as she seems, or if Diane's paranoia is allowing the audience only to see what she senses. [13], Lynch cast Naomi Watts and Laura Harring by their photographs. Production Designer Jack Fisk. "[8] Watts also had experience with the road before her career was established: "I remember driving along the street many times sobbing my heart out in my car, going, 'What am I doing here? It intrigues you. Neil Roberts of The Sun and Tom Charity of Time Out subscribe to the theory that Betty is Diane's projection of a happier life. This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 04:22. I think he's the one guy the audience says, 'I'm kind of like you right now. The next scene is based on the life of another character, going by the name of Betty Elms, who is an aspiring actress trying to make it in the big city. Lynch showed ABC a rough cut of the pilot. The very things that failed him in the bad-boy rockabilly debacle of Lost Highway—the atmosphere of free-floating menace, pointless transmigration of souls, provocatively dropped plot stitches, gimcrack alternate universes—are here brilliantly rehabilitated. [57][58][59] Her entire persona at first is an apparent cliché of small-town naïveté. David Lynch lives near Mulholland Drive, and stated in an interview, "At night, you ride on the top of the world. Featured video: MD.net intends to feature creations from community members on this page. Of course I have amnesia so I don't know if I've done it before, but I don't think we're really lesbians. [40][61] Previously rehearsed with Rita in the apartment, where Rita feeds her lines woodenly, the scene is "dreck"[31] and "hollow; every line unworthy of a genuine actress's commitment", and Betty plays it in rehearsal as poorly as it is written. Mulholland Drive estas usona filmo reĝisorita kaj surscenigita de David Lynch.Ĝia titolo aludas al la serpentforma kaj danĝera vojo, kiu kondukas al Holivudo.. La rakonto absorbis multajn spektantojn pro sia aparteco kaj sia pensigeco. Coco, in the first part of the film, represents the old guard in Hollywood, who welcomes and protects Betty. Although such tactics are familiar from Twin Peaks and elsewhere, the sudden switcheroo to head games is disappointing because, up to this point, Lynch had so wonderfully succeeded in creating genuine involvement. MULHOLLAND DRIVE (2001) had me on the hook the first two times that I watched the film. Rita is the damsel in distress and she's in absolute need of Betty, and Betty controls her as if she were a doll. Betty goes to an audition, where her performance is highly praised. [50] The co-dependency in the relationship between Betty and Rita–which borders on outright obsession–has been compared to the female relationships in two similar films, Ingmar Bergman's Persona (1966) and Robert Altman's 3 Women (1977), which also depict identities of vulnerable women that become tangled, interchanging and ultimately merge: "The female couples also mirror each other, with their mutual interactions conflating hero(ine) worship with same-sex desire". This sinful pleasure is a fresh triumph for Lynch, and one of the best films of a sorry-ass year. Note the occurrences surrounding the man behind Winkie's. Everything was seen from a different angle ... Now, looking back, I see that [the film] always wanted to be this way. [58] She serves as the object of desire, directly oppositional to Betty's bright self-assuredness. Later that morning, an aspiring actress named Betty Elms arrives at the apartment, which is normally occupied by her Aunt Ruth. These girls look really in love and it was curiously erotic. "[113] It was also voted best of the decade in a Film Comment poll of international "critics, programmers, academics, filmmakers and others",[114] and by the magazine's readers. Mulholland Drive premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival in May to major critical acclaim. "[11] In the opening scene of the film, as the dark-haired woman stumbles off Mulholland Drive, silently it suggests she is clumsy. Witnessed by Diane, Adam is pompous and self-important. Described as "the most original and stunning sequence in an original and stunning film",[41] Rebekah Del Rio's Spanish a cappella rendition of "Crying", named "Llorando", is praised as "show-stopping ... except that there's no show to stop" in the sparsely attended Club Silencio. "[75] Through Lynch's juxtaposition of cliché and surreal, nightmares and fantasies, nonlinear story lines, camera work, sound and lighting, he presents a film that challenges viewers to suspend belief of what they are experiencing. [67], Camilla Rhodes (Melissa George, Laura Elena Harring) is little more than a face in a photo and a name that has inspired many representatives of some vaguely threatening power to place her in a film against the wishes of Adam. Meanwhile, a bungling hitman attempts to steal a book full of phone numbers and leaves three people dead. Elsewhere, director Adam Kesher has his film commandeered by mobsters, who insist he cast an unknown actress named Camilla Rhodes as the lead. "[37] J. Hoberman from The Village Voice echoes this sentiment by calling it a "poisonous valentine to Hollywood". ", Originally conceived as a television series, Mulholland Drive began as a 90-minute pilot produced for Touchstone Television and intended for the ABC television network. [33] The monstrous being from the dream, who is the subject of conversation of the men in Winkie's, reappears at the end of the film right before and after Diane commits suicide. Mulholland Drive has been seen by numerous critics as the pinnacle of David Lynch’s filmmaking career, as the film in which he finally put together all of the elements that had appeared in his earlier films but had never quite congealed in so effective a fashion. Lynch was awarded the Best Director prize at the festival, sharing it with co-winner Joel Coen for The Man Who Wasn't There. The heterosexual closure of the scene is interrupted by a scene change. Proceed to Mulholland Drive (there is a traffic signal at this intersection), turn left (west). The sexuality erodes immediately as the scene ends and she stands before them shyly waiting for their approval. [36], Despite the proliferation of theories, critics note that no explanation satisfies all of the loose ends and questions that arise from the film. Elokuva nimitettiin Oscar-ehdokkaaksi parhaan ohjauksen kategoriassa vuonna 2002. After he checks into a seedy motel and pays with cash, the manager arrives to tell him that his credit is no good. According to the site, it is not available at this time, but it has been and will be again. [21] This has also led one theorist to conclude that since Betty had naïvely, yet eagerly entered the Hollywood system, she had become a "complicit actor" who had "embraced the very structure that" destroyed her. "[55] However, in another interview Watts stated, "I was amazed how honest and real all this looks on screen. Lynch has declined to offer an explanation of his intentions for the narrative, leaving audiences, critics, and cast members to speculate on what transpires. You feel the history of Hollywood in that road. Watts was relieved that the pilot was dropped by ABC. Directed by David Lynch. Laurel Canyon Blvd./Crescent Heights Blvd. All un-suffixed roads are streets unless otherwise noted. A shadowy figure named Mr. Roque, who seems to control film studios, is portrayed by dwarf actor Michael J. Anderson (also from Twin Peaks). I don't know why you're being subjected to all this pain. Cô đi một cách vô định cho tới khi dừng trước một ngôi nhà khang trang. Adam and Camilla prepare to make an important announcement, but they dissolve into laughter and kiss while Diane watches, crying. A woman at the theater whispers, "Silencio. After a long flight with little sleep, Theroux arrived dressed all in black, with untidy hair. Phim Mulholland Drive nói về một vụ tai nạn thảm khốc đã diễn ra, 2 tài xế chết ngay tại chỗ còn người phụ nữ ngồi đằng sau bị chấn thÆ°Æ¡ng mạnh.Trong phim hd này, khi tỉnh dậy, cô không thể nhớ được điều gì. Do jisté míry je tento … "[26] While Harring was quoted saying, "The love scene just happened in my eyes. Can you hear the title of the film that Adam Kesher is auditioning actresses for? Rita's very grateful for the help Betty's given [her] so I'm saying goodbye and goodnight to her, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, I kiss her and then there's just an energy that takes us [over]. Inspired with events of Mullholand Drive we are proud to present Thickumz, an original series where fit and sport-loving girls are flashing in public places. There's no right or wrong to what someone takes away from it or what they think the film is really about. Rita (the femme fatale) and Betty (the school girl) represent two classic stock lesbian characters; Heather Love identifies two key clichés used in the film: "Lynch presents lesbianism in its innocent and expansive form: lesbian desire appears as one big adventure, an entrée into a glamorous and unknown territory". [102] In New York, Peter Rainer observed, "Although I like it more than some of his other dreamtime freakfests, it's still a pretty moribund ride ... Lynch needs to renew himself with an influx of the deep feeling he has for people, for outcasts, and lay off the cretins and hobgoblins and zombies for a while. I ran out of money and became quite lonely. "[96] On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 85 out of 100 based on 35 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Roche concludes that Mulholland Drive is a mystery film not because it allows the audience to view the solution to a question, but the film itself is a mystery that is held together "by the spectator-detective's desire to make sense" of it. [99], In Rolling Stone, Peter Travers observed, "Mulholland Drive makes movies feel alive again. The album progresses much like a typical Lynch film, opening with a quick, pleasant Jitterbug and then slowly delving into darker string passages, the twangy guitar sounds of '50s diner music and, finally, the layered, disturbing, often confusing underbelly of the score. In Lynch's films, the spectator is always "one step behind narration" and thus "narration prevails over diegesis". But I did have to reconcile all of that, and people seem to think it works. identities, unreal image of Betty all the while and Rita how she landed up in car etc. Lynch liked the look and decided to cast Adam wearing similar clothes and the same hairstyle. experience. "[65], According to Stephen Dillon, Lynch's use of different camera positions throughout the film, such as hand-held points of view, makes the viewer "identify with the suspense of the character in his or her particular space", but that Lynch at moments also "disconnects the camera from any particular point of view, thereby ungrounding a single or even a human perspective" so that the multiple perspectives keep contexts from merging, significantly troubling "our sense of the individual and the human". Sinnerbrink also notes that several scenes in the film, such as the one featuring Diane's hallucination of Camilla after Diane wakes up, the image of the being from behind Winkie's after Diane's suicide, or the "repetition, reversal and displacement of elements that were differently configured" in the early portion of the film, creates the uncanny effect where viewers are presented with familiar characters or situations in altered times or locations. [94] It drew positive reviews from many critics and some of the strongest audience reactions of Lynch's career. Find out where Mulholland Drive is streaming, if Mulholland Drive is on Netflix, and get news and updates, on Decider. At the hinge of the film is a scene in an unusual late night theater called Club Silencio where a performer announces "No hay banda (there is no band) ... but yet we hear a band", variated between English, Spanish and French. The last time I saw it, I actually had tears in my eyes because I knew where the story was going. She is also the first character with whom the audience identifies, and as viewers know her only as confused and frightened, not knowing who she is and where she is going, she represents their desire to make sense of the film through her identity. Notice the robe, the ashtray, the coffee cup. Although she doesn´t die in the accident, she ends up severely injured and in a profound shock. The story follows several other vignettes and characters, including a Hollywood film director (Theroux). The website's critical consensus reads, "David Lynch's dreamlike and mysterious Mulholland Drive is a twisty neo-noir with an unconventional structure that features a mesmerizing performance from Naomi Watts as a woman on the dark fringes of Hollywood. [42] As much as Lynch makes a statement about the deceit, manipulation and false pretenses in Hollywood culture, he also infuses nostalgia throughout the film and recognizes that real art comes from classic filmmaking as Lynch cast thereby paying tribute to veteran actors Ann Miller, Lee Grant and Chad Everett. First part is all about a young happy girl who is achieving every thing in life and second part is about a reality that she have loose every thing. [64] Hence, Diane is the personification of dissatisfaction, painfully illustrated when she is unable to climax while masturbating, in a scene that indicates "through blurred, jerky, point of view shots of the stony wall—not only her tears and humiliation but the disintegration of her fantasy and her growing desire for revenge". But it obviously works for him. [34] Referring to the same sequence, film theorist Andrew Hageman notes that "the ninety-second coda that follows Betty/Diane's suicide is a cinematic space that persists after the curtain has dropped on her living consciousness, and this persistent space is the very theatre where the illusion of illusion is continually unmasked". Mulholland Drive, and the major streets you can use to gain access to the legendary road. Lynch remembered, "All I know is, I loved making it, ABC hated it, and I don't like the cut I turned in. [57] Lynch wanted to use Roy Orbison's version of "Crying" in Blue Velvet, but changed his mind when he heard Orbison's "In Dreams". He hated the pilot, and ABC immediately cancelled it. Anderson, who has only two lines and is seated in an enormous wooden wheelchair, was fitted with oversized foam prosthetic arms and legs in order to portray his head as abnormally small. Sometimes it's really magical. In her fantasy, Adam has his own subplot which leads to his humiliation. Later, Diane meets the hitman at Winkie's, appearing to hire him to kill Camilla. [95] On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 83% based on 180 reviews, with an average rating of 7.62/10. In the darker part of the film, sound transitions to the next scene without a visual reference where it is taking place. My interpretation could end up being completely different, from both David and the audience. Canal+ wanted to give Lynch money to make it into a feature and it took a year to negotiate. [57] Her perkiness and intrepid approach to helping Rita because it is the right thing to do is reminiscent of Nancy Drew for reviewers. Je vÅ¡ak velmi obtížné definovat přesnou hranici mezi realitou a snovým světem. The clues are: The dark-haired woman assumes the name "Rita" after seeing the name on a poster. The Apple platform for buying and streaming music also features movies, soundtracks and series. [60], Betty, however difficult to believe as her character is established, shows an astonishing depth of dimension in her audition.