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Quiz: How well do you know your David Lynch?

Think you know your Twin Peaks from your Lost Highways? Take the test…

David Lynch: The Art Life, an exquisitely textured and reflective documentary about Lynch as a visual artist, is in cinemas from 14 July 2017

  1. For which of these films did Lynch NOT receive a best director Oscar nomination?

  2. Which film is Lynch’s biggest US box office hit, unadjusted for inflation?

  3. Eraserhead (1977)

    Eraserhead (1977)

    Lynch is a famous lover of coffee – how many cups a day did he claim to have drunk during the making of Eraserhead?

  4. Which Lynch project was adapted into an opera by Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth?

  5. The David Lynch Foundation was established in 2005 to fund and promote which cause?

  6. Lynch has directed over 30 commercials. Which of these products is NOT the subject of a Lynch advert?

  7. Which of these is NOT a still from INLAND EMPIRE? 

  8. The DVD release of which film came complete with a list of 10 clues to help unlock its mysteries?

  9. INLAND EMPIRE (2006)

    INLAND EMPIRE (2006)

    In 2006, Lynch launched a one-man Oscar campaign in a bid to secure Laura Dern a best actress nomination for INLAND EMPIRE. He installed himself at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard, accompanied by…

  10. Crazy Clown Time

    Lynch’s 2011 album Crazy Clown Time features guest vocals from which alternative icon?

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