About

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.

8.0
3,319
Directed by

David Lynch

Written by

David Lynch (Writer)

Runtime

147 minutes

Country

United States of America, France

Language

English

Tagline

An actress longing to be a star. A woman searching for herself. Both worlds will collide… on Mulholland Drive.

Cast

Keywords

lesbian identity casting los angeles amnesia trauma surreal bisexuality hallucination schizophrenia suppressed past neo-noir job interview loss of sense of reality key

Photos

Lists

#61 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#2 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#391 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#1 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director David Lynch