Midnight Madness: Eraserhead

Where your nightmares end...


David Lynch

First time father Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. David Lynch arrived on the scene in 1977, almost like a mystical UFO gracing the landscape of LA with its enigmatic radiance. His inaugural work, "Eraserhead" (1977), stood out as a cinematic anomaly, painting a surreal narrative of a young man navigating a dystopian, industrialized America, grappling not only with his tumultuous home life but also contending with an irate girlfriend and a mutant child. Note: There are two additional screenings of this film as part of the Filmmaker Focus: David Lynch series.

Credits

Director(s):

David Lynch

Producer(s):

David Lynch

Cast:

Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates, Judith Roberts, Laurel Near

Sound:

Alan Splet

Composer(s):

Peter Ivers