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David Lynch and the Reimagination of Classic Hollywood. A Travel Through a Lost Higway called Mulholland Drive

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Abstract 

This article consists of a crossed analysis of two films by David Lynch related to other Hollywood classics: Detour, Kiss me deadly and Sunset Boulevard. With this dyptic, which merges metacinema, noir and melodrama, the American filmmaker re-imagines forms, characters, themes and styles from the so called «dream factory», and proposes a questioning and nostalgic approach of some of the quintessential images of USA cinema.

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David Lynch, Hollywood, classical cinema, film noir, melodrama.

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