Naked Lunch (Le festin nu) (1992)
Joan Frost / Joan Lee
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I had no idea what this film was about all I knew was it was trippy. I was instantly enthralled with the story as soon as I found out what the drug of choice was. I thought it was hilarious, and quite disgusting to say the... read more
" "Exterminate all rational thought. That is the conclusion I have come to." Written by David Cronenberg Music by Ornette Coleman and Howard Shore Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky Editing by Ronald Sanders "
" Based on the book, by William S. Burroughs and his years writing said controversial book, Peter Weller plays William Lee a writer tasked with spying and possibly “exterminating” his wife Joan. He does however accidentally kill her, after seeing Joan becoming a hopeless bug powder addict, and ends up in the Inter Zone a strange world with even stranger characters, and writing on a even weirder typewriter. The film was considered to be “too weird”, even for critics and audiences, and a"
" "Exterminate all rational thought. That is the conclusion I have come to." Directed by David Cronenberg Written by David Cronenberg Music by Ornette Coleman and Howard Shore Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky Editing by Ronald Sanders "
"Other Nominations Best Screenplay Based on a Novel or Other Material "
"If the second half was a great as the first half, this would be a true masterpiece. Instead it's a noteworthy oddity from the marvelous David Cronenberg. "
"If Naked Lunch is your favorite movie...You love Bukowski with a hint of Vonnegut. You love, more importantly, William S. Burroughs, and the trepidacious wobbling and undulating source of existential and metaphysical doom and dread which culls us all into the void, at times. "
"Drugs, man. It’s a real trip. And also, everything and nothing is real. And real is nothing. Exterminate all rational thought."