From Television to Cinema and back to Television Again
(25 Years Later): Twin Peaks’ Ambivalent Scriptwriting Approach
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 3. Writing for Cinema, Writing for Television
While the tension between cinematic and television storytelling may be explored from a variety of perspectives, I am going to focus on the particular experience of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (David Lynch, USA-France, 1992, 135 min), the cinematic extension of the cult multi-tiered narrative television series. Perceived mostly as an excessively celebrated television movie at the time of its release, more recently Fire Walk with Me has been reappraised, its aesthetic value and narrative connections with the TV show having been accurately reassessed on the occasion of the 2017 revival...