the scene seems to arise from an archaic acoustic impression which endows it with the kind of troubling vaguerness that can inspire bizarre theories. A child who overhears the sexual intercourse of adults might imagine, for instance, that the man's voice is muffled not because he is speaking againts the woman's mouth or body, but because he has stuffed a piece of cloth into his mouth. This is the kind of display in Blue Velvet, reviving the surrealistic sexual theories of children. (...).
Michael Chion, David Lynch, BFI, 1995.
Impõe-se a questão: quantas árvores tiveram de ser abatidas para isto chegar ao mundo das letras?