- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
Mystery. Film noir. Drama | Neo-noir. Psychological Thriller. Cult Movie. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Returning home to visit his father who is in intensive care at the hospital, Jeffrey Beaumont stumbles upon a human ear he finds in a field. With local police detective Williams and the local police department unable to investigate, Jeffrey and Sandy, Detective Williams's daughter decide to do their own investigation. But what Jeffrey and Sandy's investigation leads them to discover that a dark underworld exists in their hometown. Jeffrey becomes suspicious of nightclub singer Dorothy Vallens, who is involved with Frank Booth, a violent and evil man.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Director (David Lynch)
: New York Film Critics Circle: 3 Nominations including Best Film
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Sitges Fantasy Film Festival: Best Movie, Cinematography
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Rossellini). 7 Nominations
: Montréal World Film Festival: Best Actor (Dennis Hopper)
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