David Lynch - David Lynch's Son Launches Kickstarter Campaign For New Film

0
0
Subscribe to David Lynch alerts

David Lynch's son Riley is following in his filmmaker father's footsteps after launching a Kickstarter.com page to fund a new movie project.

The School for the Art Institute of Chicago student has written the untitled film project and plans to direct it with two friends, but he needs $5,000 (£3,125) to make a start on it, and he has taken to the fundraising website to ask for donations.

He explains, "The film centers on a young man living in poor conditions in a dark city. He is unable to recall his dreams. Previously tapping these dreams as a source for ideas, his budding career as a writer dwindles to nothing. He has a profound love of plant life and nature.

"In his depression over his failed career, his love of alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine spirals out of control. He retreats from this city and relocates to a home in a sunny location. The home he has come to belongs to an elderly woman, whose relation to the man is unknown, though it becomes clear that this is a place of healing and mental rehabilitation.

"The man spends his days writing and working in the garden with the woman. Her ways are strict and she forbids him to fall upon any of his vices, but there is a deep tenderness to the woman. This love that the woman emanates begins to brush off on the man after hours spent in the garden."

Riley's dad is already a fan of the project and took to Twitter.com on Monday (25Feb13) to support his son, writing, "Dear Twitter friends, I just found out my youngest son Riley has a Kickstarter page. Please check it out... I really loved the first film he shot, Four and a Half Days, which he mentions on his page. I'm gonna donate some money myself because I really wanna see what he does next."

At press time, Riley Lynch's Kickstarter.com fund had topped $680 (£425).


Contactmusic

Tags: David Lynch

0
0
Subscribe to David Lynch alerts
Advertisement

More David Lynch

Cherry Pie And Damn Good Coffee: A Beginners Guide To Twin Peaks

'Twin Peaks' may be returning for a third season with Kyle MacLachlan back as Dale Cooper, but after two and a half decades a new...

Kyle MacLachlan on Twin Peaks Season 3, “Fire Up The Percolator”

Kyle MacLachlan, the American actor best known for playing Detective Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, has all but confirmed he will be reprising his role...

It’s Official: ‘Twin Peaks’ is Returning for Season 3. Yes, Yes, YES.

Twin Peaks is returning for season 3, with original creators David Lynch and Mark Frost creating a new nine-episode season for Showtime. The original show...

Advertisement

'Twin Peaks' Fans Excited For New Blu-Ray Release With 90 Minutes of New Footage

It’s been 24 years since the first episode of Twin Peaks aired. At the time, fans of the show were gripped by the murder mystery...

'Twin Peaks' Fans Salivate as Lynch Announces 90 Minutes of Deleted Material

David Lynch is to release 90 minutes of deleted material for the special Blu-ray edition of the classic mystery drama Twin Peaks. The new disc,...

Nine Inch Nails' & David Lynch Get Creepy With 'Came Back Haunted' [Video]

Industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails have teamed up with prolific filmmaker David Lynch for their new music video for 'Came Back Haunted.' After going on...

David Lynch So 'Depressed' With The State Of Hollywood His Return Seems Very Unlikely

Movie-making great David Lynch used to have audiences and critics squirming in their seats with anticipation whenever his next film was due to hit cinemas,...

Advertisement

Comments

David Lynch Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on David Lynch

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All