Dune (titled onscreen as Dune: Part One) is a 2021 American epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve from a screenplay by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, and Eric Roth. It is the first part of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert, primarily covering the first half of the book.
Welcome to Dune Wiki He who controls the Spice, controls the universe. The story of Dune begins with Paul Atreides . A young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, he must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people.
Dune is a 1965 epic science fiction novel by American author Frank Herbert, originally published as two separate serials in Analog magazine. It tied with Roger Zelazny 's This Immortal for the Hugo Award in 1966 and it won the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel. It is the first installment of the Dune saga.
Dune (franchise) Dune, also known as the Dune Chronicles, is an American science fiction media franchise that originated with the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert and has continued to add new publications. Dune is frequently described as the best selling science fiction novel in history.
Dune Theatrical release poster by Tom Jung Directed byDavid Lynch Screenplay byDavid Lynch Based onDune by Frank Herbert Produced byRaffaella De Laurentiis Starring Francesca Annis Leonardo Cimino Brad Dourif José Ferrer Linda Hunt Freddie Jones Richard Jordan Kyle MacLachlan Virginia Madsen Silvana Mangano Everett McGill Kenneth McMillan Jack Nanc...
In the far future, the known universe is ruled by the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV. The most valuable substance in the empire is the Spice melange, which extends life and expands consciousness. The Spice also allows the Spacing Guild to fold space, allowing safe, instantaneous interstellar travel. The Guild forces Shaddam to clarify a conspiracy tha...
Additionally, Honorato Magalone appears as Otheym, Judd Omen appears as Jamis, and Molly Wryn as Harah. Director David Lynch appears in an uncredited cameo as a Spice worker, while Danny Corkill is shown in the onscreen credits as Orlop despite his scenes being deleted from the theatrical release.
After the book's initial success, producers began attempting to adapt it. In mid-1971, film producer Arthur P. Jacobs optioned the film rights to Dune, on agreement to produce a film within nine years, but died in mid-1973, while plans for the film were still in development. The
In late 1976, Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis purchased the rights for Dune from Gibon's consortium. De Laurentiis commissioned Herbert to write a new screenplay in 1978; the script Herbert turned in was 175 pages long, the equivalent of nearly three hours of screen time. De
In 1981, the nine-year film rights were set to expire. De Laurentiis renegotiated the rights from the author, adding to them the rights to the Dune sequels. He then showed the book to Sid Sheinberg, president of MCA, the then parent company of Universal City Studios, who approved
Dune premiered in Washington, D.C., on December 3, 1984, at the Kennedy Center and was released worldwide on December 14. Pre-release publicity was extensive, not only because it was based on a bestselling novel, but also because it was directed by Lynch, who had had success with Eraserhead and The Elephant Man. Several magazines followed the produ...
Dune received mostly negative reviews upon release. Roger Ebert gave Dune one star out of four, and wrote, "This movie is a real mess, an incomprehensible, ugly, unstructured, pointless excursion into the murkier realms of one of the most confusing screenplays of all time." Ebert added: "The movie's plot will no doubt mean more to people who've rea...
Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. A winner of the Hugo Award and Nebula Award for outstanding science fiction, Dune is popularly considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time, and is frequently cited as the best-selling science fiction novel in history.
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