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David Lynch

Happy Ending

"I like darkness and confusion and absurdity, but I like to know that there could be a little door that you could go out into a safe life area of happiness."

"In film, life-and-death struggles make you sit up, lean forward a little bit. They amplify things happening, in smaller ways, in all of us. These things show up in relationships. They show up in struggles and bring them to a critical point.
I don't know where to break this thing. Are we in the business of falling in love with stories? What if every movie had to have a positive message at the end? If we only put out pleasant films, nothing would really stop, except that people would stop going to the movies."

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