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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Kyle MacLachlan
Francesca Annis
Kenneth MacMillan
Patrick Stewart
Directors
David Lynch
Screenwriters
David Lynch
Running Time
190 minutes

Dune
Underrated David Lynch take on Frank Herbert's sci fi classic


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Plot
In the far future, all interstellar trade depends on a spice found only on the desert world of Arrakis. When Paul Atreides and his family are sent to govern the planet, the stage is set for a tale of betrayal, murder and prophecy that will reveal the planet's secrets...


Verdict
It's not for everyone, but if you don't mind the brain-bending confusion of the plot and occasional feeling of '80s high camp, this isn't as bad as its detractors would have it.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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