by David Lynch 1h29min United States 1972
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by David Lynch

Henry Spencer lives in a hopeless industrial landscape. After his girlfriend, Mary, informs him of her pregnancy, he is forced to eat dinner with her extremely odd family. The baby is eventually born, only it isn’t a human baby at all; it’s a deformed creature that resembles a lizard.

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  • Jack Nance : Henry Spencer
  • Charlotte Stewart : Marie
  • Allen Joseph : Bill
  • Jeanne Bates : la mère de Marie
  • And with: Jack Fisk, Judith Anna Roberts, Laurel Near


  • Director David Lynch
  • Scenario David Lynch
  • Photo director Frederick Elmes, Herbert Cardwell
  • Set Design David Lynch
  • Sound Alan R. Splet
  • Editing David Lynch
  • Original music David Lynch, Peter Ivers
  • Producer David Lynch
  • Production Compagny American Film Institute (AFI), Libra Films
  • Distributor MK2

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1972
  • Release date for France12/17/1980
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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