Jodorowsky's Dune - Clip
Legacy Of Dune - Clip
Director Frank PavichYear 2013
Alejandro Jodorowsky is a cult filmmaker whose ambitious plans to adapt Frank Herbert's 1965 novel 'Dune' to screen became one of the most colossal failures in movie history. He had lined up the likes of influential artist Salvador Dali, Oscar winning Orson Welles and The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger as cast members with artwork by 'Alien' designer HR Giger and Jean Giraud who worked on 'The Fifth Element' - Pink Floyd and Magma were even among the music artists tipped for the film score. However, as pre-production kicked off, it wasn't long before the $9.5 million budget had been quickly frittered away leaving producers penniless and the film was finally shelved permanently. The story of the failure of the original 'Dune' is a tragic one - and one can only imagine the effect it would've had on modern sci-fi cinema.
'Jodorowsky's Dune' is a documentary discussing the tragic fall of the original meant-to-be film adaptation of 'Dune', that was later put to film in 1984 with David Lynch as the director. 'Jodorowsky's Dune' has been directed by Frank Pavich ('N.Y.H.C.') and features interviews from the likes of film critic Devin Faraci, artist Chris Foss and Jodorowsky himself. The movie has so far been screened at the BFI London Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival and the Munich International Film Festival.
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Devin Faraci, Richard Stanley, Brontis Jodorowsky, Chris Foss, Drew McWeeny, Nicolas Winding Refn
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