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Eraserhead arose (more or less) from “GARDENBACK”, a story Lynch wanted to film in the first He describes his page script as “a kind of free-form poet”. I still maintain that David Lynch does not write, direct, or edit his films, he just has a device he attaches to his head which causes them to ooze. NOT the actual script. I found a transcript, but im more intersted in the descriptions BY THE ACTUAL DAVID LYNCH. Ive seen the film im just.

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Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web! Cornfeld had enjoyed Eraserhead and was interested in producing Ronnie Rocket ; he worked for Mel Brooks and Brooksfilms at the time, and when the two realized that Ronnie Rocket was unlikely to find eraserhaed financing, Lynch asked to see some already-written scripts to consider srceenplay his next project.

He got so grossed out that we had to stop filming for a couple of days. It might no be frightening, but it could be a key to something.

February 13th,3: Retrieved from ” https: Please do read the guidelines that govern behavior on the discussion board. Actually, twenty pages would be more of a treatment than a real script.

I’m losing my mind. Archived from the original on January 11, The wounds gush a thick liquid, covering the child. ETA – I just looked into it and confirmed the script was only 20 pages.


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I was only aware of this world of fear and art. Sissy Spacek, his wife didn’t want me to shave my beard off, so I was in a tub of hot water, pulling it out a piece at a time. Mary had sexual intercourse.

A girl named Mary called. So it’s hard to say it’s a philosophy or anything. Writer and director David Lynch had previously studied for a career as an artist, and he had created several short films to animate his paintings.

He was given permission to use the school’s entire campus for film sets; he converted the school’s disused stables into a series of sets and lived there. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Oh, I’m on vacation now. Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, eraserheaad angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. The film has also been noted for its strong sexual themes.

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How do I get my film’s link and banner here? I was in a hotel room in Great Bend, Kansas, in a blizzard, dying, and I had a terrible nightmarish kind of erasfrhead. Retrieved August 22, However, Ben Barenholtzhead of distributor Libra Films International, persuaded local theater Cinema Village to run the film as a midnight feature, where it continued for a year.

Retrieved December 25, If it’s from my own life, I don’t see it. Was there any mail? The Guardian ‘s Peter Bradshaw similarly lauded the film, also awarding it five stars out of five.


British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on June 25, Soon afterwards, Spencer’s head sinks into a pool of blood and falls from the sky, landing on a street below. When the stories are put onto film, audience members are allowed insight into the imagination and personal thoughts of the writer.


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Retrieved August 23, This passive behavior culminates in his sole act of instigation at the film’s climax; his apparent act of infanticide is driven by the domineering and controlling influences that beset him. I was struck by that because it was describingin some detail, a sort of hallucination that I had at one time when I was very sick and running a fever.

However, the staff at the AFI had underestimated the project’s scale—they had initially green-lit Eraserhead after viewing a twenty-one page screenplay, assuming that the film industry’s usual ratio of one minute of film per scripted page would reduce the film to approximately twenty minutes. You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post polls You may not post attachments.

He takes a pair of scissors and for the first time removes the child’s swaddling.