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1986 American neo-noir mystery thriller film written and directed by David Lynch. Wikipedia

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    • He offered Lynch only $6 million in order to minimize the risk if the film had failed to recoup its costs; however, the film, Blue Velvet (1986) was a resounding success.Independent film-Wikipedia
    • He saw a career resurgence in 1986 when he was widely acclaimed for his performances in Blue Velvet and Hoosiers, the latter of which saw him nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.Dennis Hopper-Wikipedia
    • Developing from ideas that Lynch had had since 1973, the film, Blue Velvet, was set in the real town of Lumberton, North Carolina, and revolves around a college student, Jeffrey Beaumont (MacLachlan), who finds a severed ear in a field.David Lynch-Wikipedia
    • This was followed by her notable role as the tortured nightclub singer Dorothy Vallens in the David Lynch film Blue Velvet, in which she also contributed her own singing.Isabella Rossellini-Wikipedia
    • Orbison originally declined David Lynch's request to allow the use of "In Dreams" for the film Blue Velvet (1986).Roy Orbison-Wikipedia
    • One example of Ebert dissenting with other critics was his one-star review of the celebrated 1986 David Lynch film Blue Velvet ("marred by sophomoric satire and cheap shots ... in a way, [director Lynch's] behavior is more sadistic than the Hopper character").Roger Ebert-Wikipedia

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