7:9 – I knew it was going to be you

The agents and Diane (Laura Dern) arrive at Yankton Federal Prison. "Ten minutes," Diane demands, "And I speak to him alone." She is nervous. Tense. "Exactly the way it's gonna be, Diane," Gordon Cole (David Lynch) confirms, "You control the curtain and the microphone." Tammy (Chrysta Bell) chimes in that they are very appreciative. Diane … Continue reading 7:9 – I knew it was going to be you

7:8 – The backwards word

We cut to a small aircraft in flight over the Rockies. The sun flickers against the windows. So obsessive was the hunt for clues as The Return aired that some people went as far as to try and find a musical code in the flickering reflections of the sun on these windows. As much as David … Continue reading 7:8 – The backwards word

7:7 – Diane

Following an establishing shot of a New York town house, we cut to inside an apartment. The decor has a decidedly Eastern influence, suggesting an interest in Japanese culture. A man wearing black (Jesse Johnson; credited as Younger Man) prepares to leave the apartment as knocking can be heard at the door. He goes to … Continue reading 7:7 – Diane

6:3 – No Gene Kelly

Cut to FBI Agent Albert Rosenfield (Miguel Ferrer) driving through pouring rain at night. He is in an inner city area. He thanks Gordon Cole (David Lynch) sarcastically, given that he has to endure evident discomfort while the deputy director is at home or in bed somewhere. Cole, it transpires, is on the phone and … Continue reading 6:3 – No Gene Kelly