Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

David Lynch (1990)

119min
18 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Director David Lynch goes over the top, over people's heads and somewhere over the psychedelic rainbow here in another ultra-violent and sleazily sexy pulp art attack. Forget the story; Lynch clearly has. Just follow convict and Elvis fan Nicolas Cage and his trailer trash girlfriend Laura Dern as they are pursued through the Deep South by her crazed mother's gumshoe lover. Stuffed with the Sultan of Strange's transfixing brand of deranged visuals, haunting weirdness and exuberant camp, it's another hip and hypnotic rollercoaster ride through the twin peaks of pretentiousness and exhilaration.

Summary

An Elvis-obsessed ex-con and his lover set off on a nightmarish journey across America pursued by a variety of bizarre and deadly characters. David Lynch's dark road movie, starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe, Harry Dean Stanton and Isabella Rossellini.

Cast & Crew

Sailor Ripley Nicolas Cage
Lula Pace Fortune Laura Dern
Marietta Pace Diane Ladd
Bobby Peru Willem Dafoe
Perdita Durango Isabella Rossellini
Johnnie Farragut Harry Dean Stanton
Reggie Calvin Lockhart
Dell Crispin Glover
Juana Grace Zabriskie
Marcello Santos J E Freeman
Girl in accident Sherilyn Fenn
Mr Reindeer W Morgan Shepherd
Dropshadow David Patrick Kelly
George Kovich Freddie Jones
Sparky John Lurie
00 Spool Jack Nance
Buddy Pruitt Taylor Vince
Good Witch Sheryl Lee
Director David Lynch
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Palace PicturesGuidance: Contains violence, swearing, sex scenes and nudity. Available on: video, DVD and Blu-ray
Drama