“As soon as you finish a film, people want you to talk about it. And it’s um – the film is the talking. — David Lynch /// Visual mirrors.
Install Theme

Bonjour Tristesse (Otto Preminger, 1958)

La vie d’Adèle (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013)

Mauvais sang (Leos Carax, 1986)

Fa yeung nin wa (花樣年華) / In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)

Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003)

Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold, 2009)

Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)

Earrings (Alex Withrow, 2012)

Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1976)

Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012)

Gummo (Harmony Korine, 1997)

Somersault (Cate Shortland, 2004)

Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-wai, 1995)

The Place Beyond the Pines (Derek Cianfrance, 2013)

Sweetie (Jane Campion, 1989)

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (David Lynch, 1992)

Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997)

Lost River (Ryan Gosling, 2014)

So, you are on your knees? Good. Now die to yourself. To your idea of yourself. Everything you think you are, you are not.Top of the Lake (Jane Campion, 2013) 

A woman on her knees is a recurring image on Jane Campion’s filmography: 


The Piano (1993)



The Portrait of a Lady (1996)



In the Cut (2003)



Bright Star (2009)



Top of the Lake (2013)

Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)

Jeune et Jolie (François Ozon, 2013)

The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)

Vivre Sa Vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962)

Fa yeung nin wa / 花樣年華 / In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)

Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)

Jeune et Jolie (François Ozon, 2013)

Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965) 

Stoker (Park Chan-wook, 2013)

Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1976)

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (David Lynch, 1992)

Blue Velvet (David Lynch, 1986)

Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011)

Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984)

Blue Velvet (David Lynch, 1986)

Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)