Eraserhead, 1977

Eraserhead is a 1977 American surrealist body horror film written, produced, and directed by filmmaker David Lynch. Shot in black-and-white, Eraserhead is Lynch’s first feature-length film, coming after several short works. The film was produced with the assistance of the American Film Institute (AFI) during the director’s time studying there. The story tells about Henry Spencer (Nance), who is left to care for his grossly deformed child in a desolate industrial landscape. Throughout the film, Spencer experiences dreams or hallucinations, featuring his child and the Lady in the Radiator.

Director: David Lynch
Producer: David Lynch
Writer: David Lynch
Music by: David Lynch, Fats Waller, Peter Ivers
Editor: David Lynch

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