Mulholland Drive Film Summary & Analysis

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David Lynch has created some of the strangest and most challenging movies of our time. He is known for his ability to put together films that contain many disparate parts and yet, by the end, viewers have a somewhat full understanding of the film. Because of the complexity of Lynch's films, viewers usually need to watch them at least twice to understand what is going on. Lynch follows this same pattern in Mullholland Drive.

Mulholland Drive is the strange story of four overlapping characters: Betty/Diane and Rita/Camilla. In the beginning of the film, we meet Betty and Rita. Rita has amnesia resulting from a terrible accident, and she breaks into Betty's aunt's apartment to hide. Betty and Rita become fast friends and eventually lovers as they try to figure out the truth behind Rita's identity and accident.

One hour and fifty-six minutes into the film, the...

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