Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

DVD - 1990
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Lula knows she's destined to be with her ex-con boyfriend, Sailor, no matter how many times her mama tried to kill him. But when she and Sailor hit the road to find happiness, their journey plunges them into a disturbing underworld.
Publisher: [United States] : Kino Lorber Incorporated, 1990, p2015
Edition: Widescreen ed
Branch Call Number: DVD W
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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May 13, 2019

After a re-watch 29 years later, I was disappointed.
I was actually bored.

Oct 07, 2018

Must agree with Vonhafenwhatever...Really out there, one of my favorites, my wife knows when I have watched it, I talk like Elvis and call her "Peanut" ,,David Lynch, you are the man...

Nov 10, 2017

David Lynch ( Blue velvet, Twin Peaks) delivers a stunning piece of work with this flamboyantly violent and erotic tale of love on the run. Winner of the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes International Film Festival, Wild At Heart is a twisted rollercoaster ride to redemption through an American gothic heart of darkness.

Nov 09, 2017

Maybe not for our audience, but maybe for my viewing ?

May 03, 2017

Great, crazy, over the top film by David Lynch- it captures the grotesqueness of American popular culture in the late 80's/ early 90's in a delightfully carnivalesque way. It's also a grand love story.

May 03, 2017

" Maybe there's something to the theory that Europeans "get" Lynch more than the average American does. Not sure about that, but I love this film just as much as Blue Velvet, Fire Walk With Me, Mulholland Drive etc, and it surprises me that many have such a low opinion of it. Most Lynch films seem to explore the connection between romance (or at least lust) and darker impulses such as obsession, murder and dementia. Here the division is very clear; it's a full blown Romantic Epic, with Cage and Dern as the hopelessly-in-love couple on the run. The classic romance paradigm is done in a very tongue-in-cheek manner here, and Lynch and the actors have a great deal of fun portraying the characters in a cheesy, over-the-top manner. This is where some people seem to have a problem with the movie: the exaggerated acting of Cage & Dern. Personally, I think they do a great job-it is meant to be humorous, and it works as a perfectly good counterpoint to the increasingly sinister obstacles they must overcome. Here is where the movie really shines: Lynch lets his imagination run wild in his depiction of a bizarre and dangerous underworld of criminal activity. Willem Dafoe is pitch-perfect as the sleazy hitman, and the scene where he tries to seduce Laura Dern in the hotel room is one of the most disturbing moments of sexual tension ever caught on film. As with most David Lynch films, there are so many small details, so much humor and intelligence (as opposed to your average Hollywood hit) that it can be enjoyed over and over again. All in all, this is an extremely imaginative and fun movie, and not to be missed! " - G. Preston from Amazon.com

Apr 13, 2017

Personal favorite. Seriously messed up.

Mar 09, 2017

If you're a fan of David Lynch and his sensibilities as a filmmaker and you somehow haven't seen this movie yet, you'll probably enjoy it. If you haven't enjoyed other David Lynch works that you've seen, this movie most likely won't change your mind. If you're new to David Lynch, this probably isn't the best jumping on point; Eraserhead or Blue Velvet would probably make for a better introduction. Hope that helps you decide if you should watch this or not!

Dec 23, 2016

Only a self-deluded, hypocrite, snob would make a comment such as this - (quote) "most people are accustomed to mediocrity, so they get angry when confronted with something beyond their limited understanding."...... Ha! That's so pompously arrogant and self-loving that it's downright laughable.

Nov 12, 2016

I think that it's neither cute, nor clever, that director David Lynch managed to insert numerous "Wizard Of Oz" references into Wild At Heart's story.

Diehard fans of director Lynch may be tickled pink by this ultra-violent, Southern Gothic melodrama from 1990 - But this particular viewer found Lynch's utter absorption with ugliness really tough to take in the long run.

Wild At Heart's somewhat wonky, out-of-whack story focuses in on a pair of young and really stupid lovers named Sailor Ripley and Lula Fortune. (I think they deserve each other).... He's Elvis (?).... She's Marilyn (?).

They are blindly in love (natch) and on the lam. They hop into Lula's convertible and make an odyssey through an American Hell - Or - Is it really The Land of Oz?.... Who knows? Who Cares?

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