David Lynch’s debut feature is grim, disturbed, mutated, claustrophobic, and unlike anything that had been made before it. It’s his original nightmare world.
In 1979, students from UCLA film and television class interviewed David Lynch about his debut feature, Eraserhead (1977). Affable and soft-spoken, Lynch happily talks about the production but refuses to analyze or explain. “It’s up to whoever’s writing and whoever’s viewing to make up their own mind about what’s going on, so it wouldn’t do any good for […]