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The Grandmother

  • Runtime: 34 min.
  • Genres: Avant-garde / Experimental, Surrealist Film
  • Director:David Lynch


A half-hour experimental film from early in director [[Performer~P100454~David Lynch~davidlynch]]'s career, [[Feature~V120150~The Grandmother~yaaba]] anticipates his later [[Feature~V15947~Eraserhead~eraserhead]] in its depiction of family life as a surrealistic nightmare. The film begins with the appearance of the mother and father, who sprout from the ground-like strange plants and speak only in dog-like animal sounds. They are soon joined by another sprout, a pale, silent young boy dressed in a...more