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Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990)

The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.

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Heartbroken Woman
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Julee Cruise ...
The Dreamself of the Heartbroken Woman
Lisa Giobbi ...
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André Badalamenti ...
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John Bell ...
Warick Bright ...
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Ann C. Fink ...
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Sarah Napier ...
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Marc B. Lorber ...
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After her boyfriend ends their relationship, the dreamself of a heartbroken woman floats through the air over an industrial wasteland singing ballads of love. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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Much of the music came from director David Lynch's TV series Twin Peaks (1990). See more »

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Into the Night
Music by Angelo Badalamenti
Lyrics by David Lynch
Performed by Julee Cruise
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18 June 2005 | by (Tromso, Norway) – See all my reviews

For some reason I tend to start disliking Lynch because I like his work so much. I went into this quite critical, as I didn't really expect much. But still.... Lynch just continues to enchant me as an artist.

To explain what this is: Its a musical and a play, and its about a woman being brokenhearted as she's been left. The strength of the whole thing is the atmosphere. Really gripping and wonderful. There's fog all over the stage, and the haunting music is simply perfect. And of course the imagery.. and the lyrics. Its shocking, but attractive. You never really get whats going on though, its really dreamy. People floating in the air... and at one point there's a huge devil walking around on stage. When the haunting scene with the millions of dolls was strung down on the scene with creepy music alongside it was the point I personally was convinced that this is a masterpiece.

I'd recommend it to anyone who enjoys the further-out side of Lynch's work. The atmosphere in this one is just gripping.


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