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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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Conclusion: Laura is the One

Conclusion: Laura is the One

(p.121) Conclusion: Laura is the One
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Lindsay Hallam

Liverpool University Press

This chapter celebrate the character in David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me named Laura Palmer, who evolved from an image personifying the 'beautiful dead girl' to a character who is complex and flawed, yet powerful and strong. It explains how Fire Walk With Me is considered as a horror film due to Laura's story as it is a horror that is all too real for way too many people. It also mentions Twin Peaks as a place of mystery that is both wonderful and strange and hints that there is something more beyond the surface. The chapter focuses on Laura as the key to the whole Twin Peaks universe. It discusses how the audience got to know more about Laura in Fire Walk With Me.

Keywords:   David Lynch, Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, Laura Palmer, horror film, dead girl, mystery

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