Quickly achieving cult status, this mind-bending mystery-drama from revolutionary director David Lynch was named as the best film of the century so far in the BBC Culture’s critics’ poll.

After a brutal car accident on LA’s Mulholland Drive, Rita (Laura Herring) wanders into aspiring actress Betty’s (Naomi Watts) apartment suffering from amnesia. As Betty vows to help solve the mystery of Rita’s true identity, they both quickly discover that nothing is as it seems in Tinseltown.

“It is less a demonstration of how great cinema is achieved than what great cinema can achieve, its capacity for ideas seemingly endless.” BBC