Mulholland Drive Film Summary & Analysis

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Mysterious Blue Box

The mysterious blue box is the path into the night of the real world. When the box springs open, the story of Betty and Rita suddenly ends and the story of Camilla and Diane immediately begins. Transported into real time, we see how Camilla has treated Diane, and we see Diane's response to the rejection. After Camilla seems to announce her engagement, Diane completely loses it and decides to have Camilla killed. Without the blue box leading us to the recent past and present, we would continue living in the happy world that Diane created for herself after finding the blue key on her coffee table.

Characters Overlapping

Throughout the film, the different characters overlap. There are two Camillas, only one of whom is the real Camilla/Rita. In addition, Betty and Diane are also the same person. The overlapping of characters and actresses...

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