David Lynch interrogates a monkey in the short film What Did Jack Do?

David Lynch What Did Jack Do

A film about a talking monkey suspected of murder, starring Lynch himself.

David Lynch has released a new, 17-minute short film. Entitled What Did Jack Do? the short features a monkey who’s interrogated by a detective – played by Lynch – about a murder. In the black and white film, the monkey is dressed in a suit and is able to converse with the detective.

Today, the Twin Peaks director also celebrates his 74th birthday. His first feature-length project, Eraserhead, was released back in 1977.

Watch What Did Jack Do? here.