David Lynch: The Art Life

David Lynch: The Art Life
  • 2016
  • 1h 30min
  • Directed by: Jon Nguyen

Director David Lynch traces the events that have helped to shape his creative output. The film is not without insights, but Lynch is evasive. Although intriguing, it is perhaps one for Lynch completists only.

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David Lynch: The Art Life

10 Jul 20173 stars

Intriguing but somewhat frustrating look at the iconic filmmaker's parallel career as an artist

One cannot complain that this documentary on David Lynch is not what it says on the tin. Lynch sits in his studio in the Hollywood Hills and intently paints canvases (sticking lots of blobs of gooey stuff on them), while his voiceover answers questions…

Jon Nguyen – 'You can't just walk in off the street and get David Lynch to open up to you'

1 Feb 2017

The iconoclastic filmmaker has never been keen to discuss his life and work, which makes intimate documentary The Art Life all the more remarkable

David Lynch is a very private man. The enigmatic artist and sometime filmmaker is notoriously reticent when it comes to talking about both his life and work. Unperturbed by this, documentary-makers Jon Nguyen and Olivia Neergaard-Holm have created an…

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