A career-spanning David Lynch retrospective is coming to two Melbourne cinemas
05.05.2021

A career-spanning David Lynch retrospective is coming to two Melbourne cinemas

Photo by Dean Hurley
Words by Kate Streader

Lido and Classic Cinemas will screen David Lynch’s filmography to celebrate his 75th birthday.

From June, Melbourne’s Lido and Classic Cinemas will screen David Lynch‘s filmography in its entirety to celebrate the master of surreal cinema’s 75th birthday.

What you need to know

  • The David Lynch Retrospective is happening from Thursday June 10 until Thursday August 12
  • All ten films will screen weekly at both Lido and Classic Cinemas
  • Screenings will happen on Thursday nights at Classic Cinemas and Friday nights at Lido

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Screening chronologically, the retrospective will follow the timeline of Lynch’s releases from his 1977 feature film debut Eraserhead to 2006’s Inland Empire. 

You can also expect screenings of The Elephant Man (1980), Dune (1984), Blue Velvet (1986), Wild At Heart (1990), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), Lost Highway (1997), The Straight Story (1999), and Mulholland Dr. (2001) across the ten-week run.

Renowned for his delirious, mind-bending works, many of which have become cult classics since their release, this is a perfect opportunity to experience the films of David Lynch on the big screen.

For tickets and more information, visit the Lido or Classic Cinemas website.