Idem Paris
February 13, 2013 3:40 PM   Subscribe

IDEM PARIS is a new short documentary film by David Lynch on the art of lithography. Read Lynch's intro to the piece.
posted by mykescipark (4 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
Here's a BBC interview with Lynch in the Idem Paris from 2011.

It looks a bloody wonderful building and studio
posted by dng at 4:57 PM on February 13, 2013

This place is exactly the sort of place Lynch loves to photograph. This is fantastic and so, so good to see him putting together compositions again.
posted by shakespeherian at 4:58 PM on February 13, 2013

Something tells me all the clanking, wheezing, scraping, hissing, etc. is at least half the reason for his love of the studio.
posted by mubba at 5:43 PM on February 13, 2013

Yes, the sound is one of the best parts. Also, the relationship of the technicians to the machine shows their mastery.

His movies always remind me to be attentive to sound to hone my awareness. In particular, there's that scene in Mulholland Drive in the conference room and you can hear the air conditioning unit as a slight rumble. It's sort of comedic, but it casts the scene with the sound up front.
posted by zangpo at 10:33 AM on February 15, 2013

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