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Eraserhead, 1977

Eraserhead
Directed by: David Lynch
Written by: David Lynch
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  89 min
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Eraserhead can be described as mind bending, atmospheric, and offbeat. The plot revolves around a single parent, psychological motives, and themes of mind and soul. Its comic aspect comes from dark humor. Eraserhead's main genres are independent and horror. In terms of style, it is experimental and is surreal. In approach, it is fantastical and serious. Eraserhead is slow paced. It takes place in the 20th century. Visually, it is black and white. Eraserhead has received attention for being original, a cult favorite, and essential viewing.

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Eraserhead (1977)

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Director David Lynch's feature-film debut is a masterpiece of the macabre and grotesque. Reportedly... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 19 March 1977
Runtime: 89 min

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Jack Nance Jack Nance As Henry Spencer
Charlotte Stewart Charlotte Stewart As Mary X
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Eraserhead is one of the classic films that cant be adequately remade. Crude props, lengthy spans void of dialogue, an absence of plot and the powerful but completely inconclusive ending can be applauded as a masterpiece of early filmmaking but...
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05.January.2011 |  by: Hollissima
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Ok, its surrealistic, disturbing and deals with subconscious attitudes about reality, regimentation, sex and childbirth. I think I get it, I just dont like it much.
10.September.2010 |  by: Mark
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Mark rated this title
Like frustrating puzzles,
This movie is a problem. Signature aspects of the film include it's eery, sparse neo-industrial setting and atmosphere, almost total lack of dialogue, and incredible level of tension, all in spite of a crude plot. This movie is thick with a kind of...
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22.October.2009 |  by: alexhntk
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alexhntk rated this title
I guess I'm just not a David Lynch person...because to me, film is not an abstract medium. If you're fine having your movies make no sense and place imagery before you simply for the sake of weirding you out and disturbing you, then Lynch is your...
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20.March.2009 |  by: sethdellinger
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David Lynch - that says it all...
Writing "David Lynch" is like a shortcut to -"bizarre and full of atmosphere, enigmatic, suspensful, original and unique." as always you'll probably blink your eyes as the ending credits roll, trying to figure out what happened onscreen for the last...
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22.August.2008 |  by: seinfeld
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