Mulholland Drive Film Summary & Analysis

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Style and Cinematography

David Lynch is known for his unusual style. The plot of Mulholland Drive is told in pieces and parts rather than as a whole. Viewers first see the story of Rita and Betty and become involved in their lives, before being sent to the present where the real action is happening. The first hour and fifty-six minutes of the film are spent in a dream/fantasy world of Diane's own creation. The unusual change of place and circumstance as well as the use of many different storylines that seem totally unrelated make the film seem unrealistic and cause it to be very confusing on a first viewing. By following the moves of the different characters, one eventually realizes that Diane and Betty are the same person as are Rita and Camilla. When their relationship is highlighted and Diane meets the hit man, the whole story...

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