Time Out says
Arguably David Lynch’s most divisive work, for which he won Best Director at Cannes in 2001
En route to an important engagement, Rita (Laura Harring) is involved in a serious car accident. Suffering a severe knock to the head and memory loss, she stumbles into the Los Angeles night, eventually finding shelter with aspiring actress Betty (Naomi Watts) who has just arrived in the city. Together, the two women set out to unravel the mystery of Rita's past, which involves a hotshot young director, a shady money man and a gregarious landlady.