Lost Highway
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Set in a city suspiciously like Los Angeles, both blazingly modern and resolutely retro in look and feel. A jazz musician, tortured by the notion that his wife is having an affair, suddenly finds himself accused of her murder. In a parallel story, a young mechanic is drawn into a web of deceit by a temptress who is cheating on her gangster boyfriend. These two tales are linked by the fact that both women may, in fact, be the same woman. The men are also connected by a mysterious turn of events that calls into question their very identities.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Beyond subversive and downright ahead of its time."
‑ Christopher Runyon, Movie Mezzanine
"What Lost Highway lacks in originality--compared to the rest of Lynch's oeuvre--it regains when compared to anyone else's films."
‑ Sean Gandert, Paste Magazine
"Mesmerizing yet cold and remote -- an exotic fish we can't touch."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"With the hindsight of Mulholland Dr, the film is a lot more intelligible, with plenty of Lynchian themes in full blossom and a handful of excellent performances."
‑ Leo Goldsmith, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"Too weird, even for David Lynch"
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Strange, disjointed; full of sex and violence."
‑ Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media
"Its demented darkness actually coallesces into a strange kind of giddy joy - not unlike the rush of adrenaline one feels after a brush with danger."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter
"The film begins promisingly, when a young couple gets paranoid over intrusion into their home, before turning into a bizarre yarn that many viewers will find confusing; even so Lynch's direction is mesmerizing from start to finish."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Ambicioso do ponto de vista narrativo e fotografado de forma sombriamente evocativa, o filme merece créditos por acreditar na inteligência do espectador, mas acaba parecendo um exercício para o superior Cidade dos Sonhos."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Continues David Lynch's efforts to make us connoisseurs of mystery rather than robots of reason."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Here, the road leads nowhere in particular; what you pay for is the ride."
‑ Rob Nelson, City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
"It's pensive male anxiety, and for some cultural reason it's easier for audiences to accept female hysteria than the insecurities of men."
‑ Jeremiah Kipp, Slant Magazine
"It's one of the downright spookiest films I've ever seen, and it gives me chills just to recall it."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Director David Lynch, the master of creepiness, is back with a femme fatale film that's sinister, disquieting and deliberately obscure."
‑ Judith Egerton, Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
"The Man With No Eyebrows will go down in my books as the single greatest fictitious creation of all time."
‑ Matt Easterbrook, Matt's Movie Reviews
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