Programme 2019

Blue Velvet

Director: David Lynch

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Restored Classics

Country: USA | Year: 1986

Language(s): English | Time: 120 mins

Synopsis

After stumbling upon a severed human ear in a field, mystery-loving college student Jeffrey Beaumont is determined to find out what’s going on behind the white picket fences of Lumberton, North Carolina. Teaming up with the daughter of a local police detective, Jeffrey investigates a strange world of sensuality and violence as the intrigue of the missing ear leads him to a troubled nightclub singer and a sadomasochistic sociopath.

Director's Bio

David Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer. A recipient of an Honorary Oscar in 2019, he has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, won the César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as well as the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and a Golden Lion award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival. He has been described by The Guardian as "the most important director of this era”.