The gorgeous Philip Glass OST makes this. Otherwise, not a huge fan of the occasional Naturkitsch, though the depiction of hyperfast industrialised + capitalist society as akin to an organism of some sort in the latter two thirds sure is fascinating to watch! I wonder, what a "Koyaanisqatsi" 50 years from now would look like... could go either way
”I figured one day I'd just wake up and and find out what the hell yesterday was all about. I'm not too keen on thinkin' about tommorow. And today's slipping by.”
David Lynch's nightmarish, convoluted, achronological DV fever dream INLAND EMPIRE is not an easy film to love and yet, seeing it has been an insanely captivating and disturbing experience, to the point where I often catch myself thinking about it, even months later. It honestly feels like the film…
If you're not careful and you noclip out of reality in the wrong areas, you'll end up in this film, where it's nothing but the stink of old moist carpet, the madness of mono-green, the endless background noise of Lynch's drone sounds at maximum hum-buzz, and approximately six hundred million square miles of randomly segmented realities and timelines to be trapped in.
God save you if you hear something wandering around nearby, because it's the Phantom and you're going to kill somebody with a screwdriver.