Culture Shock/ David Lynch Mini Season at FACT

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor

Culture Shock/ David Lynch Mini Season at FACT, City Centre 16 — 30 March 2020 Tickets from £7.7 — Book now

Picturehouse at FACT have scheduled a mini-season dedicated to cult American auteur David Lynch this March. The three-film season features the director’s 80s films in reverse, starting with Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern and a terrifying Dennis Hopper in 1986’s small-town shocker, Blue Velvet on 16 March. MacLachlan stars again in Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel Dune (a perfect primer ahead of the release of Denis Villeneuve’s star-studded new version, out later this year) on 23 March. Audiences can then look forward to a 40th anniversary screening of Lynch’s stunning, sad evocation of 1880s London as The Elephant Man screens on 30 March.

Film fans in the Manchester were spoiled last year when MIF feted David Lynch on a grand scale at HOME. FACT’s short season provides Liverpool cinephiles with an opportunity to catch up. Lynch’s films are all singular, surreal and enveloping, but we particularly recommend making an effort to see the rarely-screened Dune on the big screen.

Culture Shock/ David Lynch Mini Season at FACT, City Centre 16 — 30 March 2020 Tickets from £7.7 Book now

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