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From: Jack W
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Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 5:51 AM
Subject: Re: [surrealmovies] Mulholland Dr.


Lynch is very much against chapter stops, and it's not just to do with the
sex scenes in Mulholland Dr.  I found the quotation I was after in a  post
to alt.movies.david-lynch, so I've cut and pasted it from there:

"The placard sent with the DVD of The Straight Story:


  I know that most DVDs have chapter stops.
It is my opinion  that a film is not like a book--
              it should not be broken up.
It is a continuum and should be seen as such.
        Thank you for your understanding

                          David Lynch"

So unfortunately I don't think we should expect to see chapter stops on any
of the DVDs that have been overseen by Lynch himself.

Jack.

>From: Scott Andrew Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: [surrealmovies] Mulholland Dr.
>Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 17:40:10 -0500
>
>I finally saw it.  It was amazing.  The only reason it was on one chapter
>though is so jumping to the sex scenes would be annoying, given what Lynch
>has said about it.
>
>Scott Andrew Hutchins

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