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Wild at Heart

USA 1990
produced by
Steve Golin, Monty Montgomery, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Michael Kuhn (executive) for Propaganda Films, PolyGram
directed by David Lynch
starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman, Crispin Glover, Diane Ladd, Calvin Lockhart, Isabella Rossellini, Harry Dean Stanton, Grace Zabriskie, Sherilyn Fenn, Marvin Kaplan, William Morgan Sheppard, David Patrick Kelly, Freddie Jones, John Lurie, Jack Nance, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gregg Dandridge, Glenn Walker Harris jr, Frances Bay, Blair Bruce Bever, Sally Boyle, Peter Bromilow, Lisa Ann Cabasa, Frank Collison, Eddy Dixon, Brent David Fraser, Cage S. Johnson, Sheryl Lee, Valli Leigh, Nicholas Love, Daniel Quinn, Mia M. Ruiz, Charlie Spradling, Billy Swan, KoKo Taylor, Ed Wright, Darrell Zwerling, Debra Lamb (uncredited cameo)
screenplay by David Lynch, based on the novel Wild at Heart: The Story of Sailor and Lula by Barry Gifford, music by Angelo Badalamenti

Perdita Durango

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Sailor (Nicolas Cage) and Lula (Laura Dern) are madly in love - but when Sailor's threatened by some goon (Gregg Dandridge) hired to kill him, he beats that man to a pulp ... and spends the next 22 months in a correctional facility. Upon his release, Sailor's first way is to Lula, but Lula's possessive mother Marietta (Diane Ladd, Laura Dern's real life mother) tries to do everything to keep them apart - and in fact it was her who hired the goon to kill Sailot after Sailor refused her sexual advances. So the young couple runs away, even if that means skippign parole for Sailor. Marietta does everything to get Lula back, like hiring her part time boyfriend Johnny Farragut (Harry Dean Stanton), who happens to be a private eye, and handing the affair over to Marcelles Santos (J.E. Freeman), a crime kingpin. Thiing is, Santos also wants Johnny Farragut dead, and when Marietta learns that, she realizes much too late she has opened a Pandora's box. She travels past Sailor and Lula herself, but instead of diffusing the situation she makes everything worse.

In the meantime, other oddball criminals have picked up the scent of Sailor and Lula as well, like gangster boss Mr Reindeer (William Morgan Sheppard) and assassins Juana (Grace Zabriskie), Reggie (Calvin Lockhart) and Dropshadow (David Patrick Kelly). But there's another issue as well, Sailor has impregnated Lula, and the money is scarce. So when they run across small time crook Bobby Peru (Willem Dafoe), it's easy for Bobby to convince Sailor to become his accomplice in an armed robbery - of course without telling Sailor that he's secretly in league with Mr Reindeer and has been paid to kill Sailor during the robbery. So everything's stacked against our heroes ...

Isabella Rossellini plays Perdita Durango, one of Mr Reindeer's cronies.


Wild at Heart is pretty much a one-of-a-kind movie: Its story is pure pulp fiction, but exaggerated to such a degree that it's exhilarating. And despite its pulpy story, everything's weird and exuberant, just the way you'd expect from a David Lynch movie, and it's full of poses that on first sight seem slightly forced, but the longer one watches the more sense they make - and the same goes for the over-the-top acting by all of the involved. Besides all that, this is probably Lynch's most humourous film, though don't expect many laugh-out-loud jokes, the comedy's actually pretty dark to go with all the violence and gore. And then there are several direct references to Wizard of Oz, which make much more sense than one would think.

In all, just an awesome experience!

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