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David Lynch, The Nightclub

Posted on Jun 15, 2011

Master of cinema bizarrité David Lynch is giving the Parisian nightlife a shot of his distinctive brand of surrealism by directing part of the production of a new nightclub, Silencio, based on his 2001 film “Mulholland Drive.” There, fans can get their fix of Lynchian weirdness with a side of whiskey.

Vanity Fair:

To paraphrase Stefon: Paris’s hottest club is Silencio. This club has everything: plush seats, Naomi Watts, a proscenium arch, a multilingual goateed magician who gives people seizures, and a throaty nightmare cupcake woman.

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By Anarcissie, June 17, 2011 at 4:30 pm Link to this comment

No doubt ‘life’ is being intermixed with the movies, so that before long it will not be possible to tell them apart.  See also ‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’ (streamable from Netflix), or this amusing story.  In a way, Lynch is being a slacker with a mere nightclub; why not a superhighway, an airline, a small country somewhere?

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