David Lynch

Eraserhead

Eraserhead

A dream of dark and troubling things . . .
David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick Elmes and Herbert Cardwell, evocative sound design, and unforgettably enigmatic performance by Jack Nance, this visionary nocturnal odyssey continues to haunt American cinema like no other film.

Film Info

  • United States
  • 1977
  • 89 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #725

Director-Approved Special Edition Features

  • New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director David Lynch, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • “Eraserhead” Stories, a 2001 documentary by Lynch on the making of the film
  • New 2K digital restorations of six short films by Lynch: Six Men Getting Sick (1967), The Alphabet (1968), The Grandmother (1970), The Amputee, Version 1 and Version 2 (1974), and Premonitions Following an Evil Deed (1995), all with video introductions by Lynch
  • New documentary featuring interviews with actors Charlotte Stewart and Judith Roberts, assistant to the director Catherine Coulson, and cinematographer Frederick Elmes
  • Archival interviews with Lynch and members of the cast and crew
  • Trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an interview with Lynch from filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley’s 1997 book Lynch on Lynch

New cover by Sam Weber

Purchase Options

Director-Approved Special Edition Features

  • New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director David Lynch, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • “Eraserhead” Stories, a 2001 documentary by Lynch on the making of the film
  • New 2K digital restorations of six short films by Lynch: Six Men Getting Sick (1967), The Alphabet (1968), The Grandmother (1970), The Amputee, Version 1 and Version 2 (1974), and Premonitions Following an Evil Deed (1995), all with video introductions by Lynch
  • New documentary featuring interviews with actors Charlotte Stewart and Judith Roberts, assistant to the director Catherine Coulson, and cinematographer Frederick Elmes
  • Archival interviews with Lynch and members of the cast and crew
  • Trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an interview with Lynch from filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley’s 1997 book Lynch on Lynch

New cover by Sam Weber

Eraserhead
Cast
John Nance
Henry Spencer
Charlotte Stewart
Mary X
Allen Joseph
Mr. X
Jeanne Bates
Mrs. X
Judith Anna Roberts
Beautiful Girl Across the Hall
Laurel Near
Lady in the Radiator
Credits
Director
David Lynch
Written and produced by
David Lynch
Camera and lighting
Frederick Elmes
Camera and lighting
Herbert Cardwell
Location sound and recording
Alan R. Splet
Assistant to the director
Catherine Coulson
Production manager
Doreen G. Small
Picture editing
David Lynch
Sound editing
Alan R. Splet
Sound effects
David Lynch
Sound effects
Alan R. Splet

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