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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me$
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Lindsay Hallam

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781911325642

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.001.0001

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Filled with Secrets: Fire Walk With Me as a Twin Peaks Film

Filled with Secrets: Fire Walk With Me as a Twin Peaks Film

(p.11) Filled with Secrets: Fire Walk With Me as a Twin Peaks Film
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Lindsay Hallam

Liverpool University Press

This chapter examines how David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me enriched and expanded the underlying mythology of the Twin Peaks universe despite being narrowed in scope. It details the excitement of fans when it was announced that David Lynch was going to return to Twin Peaks in the form of a feature film. It also reveals how fans did not anticipate the Twin Peaks film to be a prequel that shows the last seven days in the life of Laura Palmer. The chapter points out how Fire Walk With Me film was not intended to appease those who wanted to know the fates of the many characters after the series finale, but to delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding Laura's death and the connection to a supernatural realm. It examines Fire Walk With Me's shooting script that several scenes which include series regulars in cameo appearances.

Keywords:   David Lynch, Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, Twin Peaks universe, feature film, prequel, series finale

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