David Lynch | Movies As Therapy

In this video essay The Discarded Image looks at the films of David Lynch, and explores how the director uses his films as a form of therapy. They cycle through the bulk of his career, including Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart, Twin Peaks, Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive.

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