David Lynch: Inland Empire (2006)

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David Lynch: Inland Empire (2006)

Date(s) - Wed 9/24
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Prince Theater

This event is a part of David Lynch Revisited: A Retrospective Film Series

Guest Speaker: Steven Rea, Film Critic, Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com


A blonde actress is preparing for her biggest role yet, but when she finds herself falling for her co-star, she realizes that her life is beginning to mimic the fictional film that they’re shooting. Adding to her confusion is the revelation that the film is a remake of a doomed Polish production, “47,” which was never finished due to an unspeakable tragedy. And, that’s only the beginning. Soon, a seemingly endless onslaught of indescribably bizarre situations flashes across the screen: a sitcom featuring humans in bunny suits, a parallel story set in a wintry Poland, a houseful of dancing streetwalkers, screwdrivers in stomachs, menacing Polish carnies, and much, much more.

Run Time: 179 Mins

Cast: Laura DernJeremy IronsJustin Theroux

Click HERE to view the trailer!



Steven Rea has been the movie critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 1992. He was born in London, raised in New York City, and has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Iowa City, Iowa. His column, “On Movies,” appears Sundays in Arts & Entertainment, his reviews and stories appear throughout the week, and are nationally syndicated. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics, the author of Hollywood Rides a Bike (Angel City Press), and the proprietor of Rides a Bike (ridesabike.com).



Film Schedule:
September 3rd – Eraserhead
September 10th – Conversation with David Lynch followed by screening of ‘Lost Highway
September 17th – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
September 24th – Inland Empire
October 1st – FILM TBA
October 9th – Elephant Man – FREE Outdoor Screening at the PHS Pop-Up Garden (1438 South St.)
October 16-26 – ‘From the Vaults’ at the Philadelphia Film Festival celebrates David Lynch. Films include Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story & Mulholland Drive. More information to be announced.

Ticket Information:
Retrospective Pass – Access to entire series – $60 General//$50 Members : SOLD OUT
A Conversation with David Lynch & Lost Highway Screening – $25 General Admission//$20 Members : SOLD OUT
Individual Film Tickets – $7 General Admission//$5 Members

This series is held in conjunction with… And suppoted by the Wyncote Foundation.
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