Lost Highway by David Lynch (1997, 135 min.). A mesmerizing meditation on the mysterious nature of identity, Lost Highway expands the horizons of the medium, taking its audience on a journey through the unknown and the unknowable. Lynch fashions two separate but intersecting stories, one about a jazz musician (Bill Pullman), tortured by the notion that his wife is having an affair, who suddenly finds himself accused of her murder. The other concerns a young mechanic (Balthazar Getty), drawn into a web of deceit by a temptress who is cheating on her gangster boyfriend. These two tales are linked by the fact that the women in both are played by the same actress (Patricia Arquette) and may, in fact, be the same woman. Unfolding with the logic of a dream, which can be interpreted but never explained, Lost Highway is punctuated by a series of occurrences that simply can’t have occurred: one man turns into another; a woman who may be dead seduces the man who might have killed her; a man phones himself and - inexplicably - is at the other end of the line to receive his own call! As post-modern noir detours into the realm of science fiction, it becomes apparent that in Lost Highway, the only certainty is uncertainty.