WILD AT HEART (1990)

Absurdist humor punctuates this thriller cum road movie cum love story cum perverse homage to THE WIZARD OF OZ. Laura Dern and Nicolas Cage ignite the screen as Southern-fried, star-crossed lovers Lula and Sailor. David Lynch vets Jack Nance, Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Isabella Rossellini and Harry Dean Stanton are along for the ride, with OscarĀ®-nominated Diane Ladd as Dern's vengeful mother and Willem Dafoe as ne'er-do-well Bobby Peru. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. DIR/SCR David Lynch, from the novel by Barry Gifford; PROD Steve Golin, Monty Montgomery, Sigurjon Sighvatsson. U.S., 1990, color, 124 min. RATED R

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David Lynch
124 Minutes
Romantic comedy
Friday, May 26, 2017