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David Lynch

Film Noir

"I like the feel of film noir a lot and it - to me it's all about a mood that comes about when people' s desires lead them into areas where they're doing something against their conscience and, you know, then suffering the results. So it's about fear, and it's a nighttime feeling and that - that thing creeps into my work, you know, quite a bit."

"Film noir has a mood that everyone can feel. It's people in trouble, at night, with a little bit of wind and the right kind of music. It's a beautiful thing."

"There's a beguiling and magnetic mood. There's so much darkness, and there's so much room to dream. They're mysteries, and there are people in trouble, and uneasiness."

"I guess The Big Sleep [is my favorite film noir]."

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