Over the course of the spring 2013 semester, we will present a complete series retrospective of ABC’s landmark 1990 primetime drama, Twin Peaks
, created by David Lynch
and Mark Frost
. The critically acclaimed series and pop culture favorite had everyone in America asking, “Who killed Laura Palmer?” and the subsequent exploration into the fictional small town of Twin Peaks captivated the television audience for two seasons. Throughout the spring, episodes of the series will be screened followed by in-depth Q&As with key cast and crew from the production. These screenings will culminate with a special 35MM presentation of the 1992 feature film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
, which serves as a prequel to the series.
There will be a 30-minute intermission between the Episodes 1.6 and 1.7, during which coffee and donuts will be served in Queens Courtyard.
Episode 1.4: Rest in Pain
Directed by Tina Rathborne. Written by Harley Peyton. Running time: 47 minutes.
The townsfolk of Twin Peaks gather for Laura Palmer's funeral and Sherriff Truman reveals to Agent Cooper the secret of the Bookhouse Boys.
Episode 1.5: The One-Armed Man
Directed by Tim Hunter. Written by Robert Engels. Running time: 47 minutes.
Cooper and Truman track down the one-armed man and some strange new evidence in Laura Palmer's murder; Norma Jennings attends a parole board hearing for her husband.
Episode 1.6: Cooper’s Dreams
Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter. Written by Mark Frost. Running time: 47 minutes.
Cooper and Truman have tea with the Log Lady and discover a macabre crime scene in the woods; James Hurley and Donna Hayward take Madeleine Ferguson into their confidence to pursue their own line of inquiry into Laura’s death.
Episode 1.7: Realization Time
Directed by Caleb Deschanel. Written by Harley Peyton. Running time: 46 minutes.
Cooper and Big Ed pay a special visit to One-Eyed Jacks to find the chief murder suspect; Dr. Jacoby receives a phone call from the dead Laura Palmer.
Episode 1.8: The Last Evening
Written and Directed by Mark Frost. Running time: 89 minutes.
Followed by a Q&A with Mädchen Amick
(Actor, “Shelly Johnson”), Dana Ashbrook
(Actor, “Bobby Briggs”), Robert Engels
(Co-producer, Executive Story Editor, Writer: Episodes 1.5, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.9, 2.12, 2.15, 2.18, 2.20, 2.22, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
), Johanna Ray
(Casting Director) and Charlotte Stewart
(Actor, “Betty Briggs”).
Cooper and Truman's investigation builds to a terrifying conclusion; Hank Jennings' evil influence spreads, engulfing Josie Packard.
The complete series will be screened across seven Sunday afternoons from January through April 2013, with the following order (start times & running times vary):Sunday, January 27, 4 p.m.: Pilot, Episodes 1.2, 1.3
Sunday, February 10, 2:30 p.m.: Episodes 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 Sunday, February 17, 2:30 p.m.: Episodes 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 Sunday, March 3: Episodes 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 Sunday, March 10: Episodes 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14 Sunday, March 24: Episodes 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18, 2.19
Sunday, April 14: Episodes 2.20, 2.21, 2.22
A 35MM screening of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
will take place in May 2013.
Organized by the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
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