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Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart is an award-winning film written and directed by filmmaker David Lynch in 1990.  It stars Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern, and is based on the novel written by Barry Gifford.  The movie concerns two lovers, Lula and Sailor.  They travel across the U. S., trying to escape from Lula’s evil mother.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Lynch, David (Subject)
  • Wild at Heart (Title)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PN1998.3 .L96 
  • PS3557 .I283 W5

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Gifford, Barry. Wild at Heart: The Story of Sailor and Lula. 1990. 

                            Call Number:  PS3557 .I283 W5 1990

  • Kaleta, Kenneth. David Lynch. 1995.

                            Call Number:  PN1998.3 .L96 K35 1995

  • Nochimson, Martha. The Passion of David Lynch. 1997.

                            Call Number:  PN1998.3 .L96 N63 1997

  • Rodley, Chris (Ed.). Lynch on Lynch. 1997.

                           Call Number:  PN1998.3 .L96 A5 1997

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series.

                           Call Number:  REF PN771 .C58 NewRev

○  Vol. 40, pgs. 168-170

  • Magill’s Cinema Annual:1991.

                             Call Number:  REF PN1993.3 .M34 1991

○  Pgs. 398-401

  • Motion Picture Guide: 1991 Annual.

                           Call Number:  REF PN1995 .N346 1991

○  Pgs. 189-190

  • New York Times Film Reviews (1989-1990).

                                Call Number:  REF PN1995 .N4 1989-1990

○  Pgs. 314, 360-361, 363-365

  • Ultimate Movie Thesaurus.

                                    Call Number:  REF PN1998 .C323 1996

○  Pg. 722



  • Wild at Heart. 1992.

                            Call Number:  AV VIDEO PN1995.9 .S45 W55 1992

Electronic Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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