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David Lynch: 'I was asked to direct Star Wars'

David Lynch, the director best known for films like Blue Velvet and the Elephant Man, and now working on new episodes of his hit series Twin Peaks, is also an artist.

His work is on display in an exhibition at the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, and it includes paintings, drawings, and short films, dating back to the 1960s.

In an interview about the show Mr Lynch revealed that he had been asked to direct the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi by George Lucas.

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