"He'd never play up to the camera. It just turned out that it was just morning to night, he's in the studio and he's been like that since he was a child, working and working in the studio. That's all he does, he's a hardcore artist. " Jon Nguyen ( Director)
An intimate journey into David Lynch's head!
David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life. From his idyllic upbringing in small-town America to the dark streets of Philadelphia, we follow Lynch as he traces the events that helped shape one of cinema's most enigmatic directors. Jon Nguyen's personal approach to David Lynch's life infuses Lynch's own art, music and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world, bringing out a very private portrait of the artist! As Lynch says: "I think every time you do something, like a painting or whatever, you go with ideas and sometimes the past can conjure those ideas and color them, even if they're new ideas, the past colors them."
2016 VENICE, LONDON, DOC NYC
Jon Nguyen was born in 1970. He got his psychology degree at the University of Colorado. He then moved to Los Angeles and started working as David Lynch's assistant in 1997. He has been using many pseudonyms over the years, and believes that a certain name fits a certain type of project. He did Lynch: Behind the Curtain (2007, !f 2009) using the pseudonym BlackANDwhite.