Mulholland Dr.

Release Date: October 8th, 2001

DVD Release Date: April 9th, 2002

R |2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

A dark-haired woman (Laura Elena Harring) is left amnesiac after a car crash. She wanders the streets of Los Angeles in a daze before taking refuge in an apartment. There she is discovered by Betty (Naomi Watts), a wholesome Midwestern blonde who has come to the City of Angels seeking fame as an actress. Together, the two attempt to solve the mystery of Rita's true identity. The story is set in a dream-like Los Angeles, spoilt neither by traffic jams nor smog.

Cast: Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Ann Miller, Dan Hedaya, Mark Pellegrino, Brian Beacock, Robert Forster

Director: David Lynch

Genres: Mystery , Thriller

Production Co: Le Studio Canal +, Les Films Alain Sarde

Distributors: Universal Focus

Keywords: Suspenseful, Dark, Los Angeles, Transformation, Murder, Mystery, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is a movie to surrender yourself to. If you require logic, see something else. Mulholland Drive works directly on the emotions, like music. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Watching this surrealist silliness, I would have welcomed the sight of a geezer on a riding mower.

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Like "Memento," Mulholland Drive is an amnesiac noir in the tradition that goes back to "Spellbound" and "Somewhere in the Night." show more

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Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture