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

3:3 – Space

Lynch's work is often described as dreamlike with justification. The man himself is obsessed with the interplay between dreams and reality, and its an especially porous line between the two in The Return. Still, even by his standards, this sequence of scenes that open Part 3 display a greater degree of dream logic than he has … Continue reading 3:3 – Space

3:2 – Naido

The room Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) finds himself in is graded in a pinkish crimson hue. The sound design changes accordingly - this entire sequence is underpinned with subtly evocative tones and drones that help suggest an almost submerged quality; as though a great weight lies above the ceiling, making the room feel cave-like. The action … Continue reading 3:2 – Naido