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Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet is an influential 1986 neo-noir mystery and thriller film written and directed by David Lynch. The film features Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. The title is taken from a Bobby Vinton song by the same name, which continues the blue velvet motif that appears throughout the film in several significant moments. Following the initial commercial and critical failure of Dune (1984), Lynch returned to what he regards as a more personal study, which became Blue Velvet. The film was financed and produced for Italian movie producer Dino de Laurentiis, due to the fact that most major film studios had turned down the film, so Laurentiis created his own production company, D.E.G. in order to distribute the film. Set in the small, quaint South Atlantic town of Lumberton, North Carolina, the film begins with the protagonist Jeffrey Beaumont (MacLachlan) wandering through a dilapidated field and discovering a severed human ear which he takes to the...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Blue Velvet. You should replace/update it...