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How about this for the first homage to Mulholland Dr. - the Coen bros' "Intolerable Cruelty" (2003):

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Intolerable Cruelty

Mulholland Dr.

After a production meeting a film producer returns to his plush LA home in his smart convertible,

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But what's that in the driveway? The van owned by the local maintenance man and pool guy.

 

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He enters the house and heads for the bedroom, only to find... a freshly vacated marital bed. A comedic fight ensues as the lovers enter the scene.

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After the fight is over and people dash away in their cars, we get a glimpse at the Asian groundskeeper. 

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A car screeches along a hillside road in LA, viciously swerving across the road. A woman hangs out of the car screaming and whooping. In my mind there is no doubt that this road is Mulholland Dr.

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The light-colored sedan is being followed by a black limousine.

Watch the nocturnal car chasing sequence on YouTube: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0FIu8LWrgM

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The protagonist orders a hitman called Wheezy Joe to kill the woman he is deeply in love with but who also betrayed him. Joe is handed a document to help him identify the victim.

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