Inland Empire – Melissa Anderson


The newest entry in the much-touted Decadent Editions series from Fireflies Press, Melissa Anderson’s svelte monograph grapples with the revelatory contribution made by “acteur” Laura Dern to Inland Empire (2006), the last fractious waking nightmare to receive a theatrical release from gonzo auteur David Lynch. With her signature searing, scrupulous prose, Anderson makes symphonies out of grey areas and moments of discomfiting ambiguity. Her book journeys the turbid psychic waters that run deep below Hollywood, plumbing deeper truths about feminism, the lot of actresses, and the ungovernable desires that drive art-making and fame.

Paperback, 128 pages
4.5″ x 6.5″
Designed by Fire Flies Press / Decadent Editions, November 2021
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