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Dune: :  -- A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
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Release Date:
3 December 2000 (USA) See more »
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Discover the greatest treasure in the universe.
Plot:
A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. Full summary »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 20 of 38)

William Hurt ... Duke Leto Atreides (3 episodes, 2000)

Alec Newman ... Muad'Dib / ... (3 episodes, 2000)

Saskia Reeves ... Lady Jessica Atreides (3 episodes, 2000)

P.H. Moriarty ... Gurney Halleck (3 episodes, 2000)

Ian McNeice ... Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (3 episodes, 2000)

Matt Keeslar ... Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen (3 episodes, 2000)

László I. Kish ... Glossu Rabban (3 episodes, 2000)

Giancarlo Giannini ... Padishah - Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV (3 episodes, 2000)

Julie Cox ... Princess Irulan Corrino (3 episodes, 2000)

Uwe Ochsenknecht ... Stilgar (3 episodes, 2000)

Zuzana Geislerová ... Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam (3 episodes, 2000)
Philip Lenkowsky ... Guild Agent (3 episodes, 2000)
Laura Burton ... Alia / ... (3 episodes, 2000)
Pavel Vokoun ... Guard (3 episodes, 2000)

James Watson ... Duncan Idaho (2 episodes, 2000)
Miroslav Táborský ... Count Hasimir Fenring (2 episodes, 2000)

Barbora Kodetová ... Chani (2 episodes, 2000)

Jakob Schwarz ... Otheym (2 episodes, 2000)
Karel Dobrý ... Dr. Pardot Kynes / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
Pavel Cajzl ... Sardauker Captain (2 episodes, 2000)
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Series Directed by
John Harrison (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Writing credits
John Harrison (3 episodes, 2000)
Frank Herbert (3 episodes, 2000)

Series Produced by
Rola Bauer .... consulting producer: Executive for Tandem Communications (3 episodes, 2000)
Mitchell Galin .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Tim Halkin .... consulting producer: Executive for Tandem Communications (3 episodes, 2000)
David R. Kappes .... producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Tomas Krejci .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Michael D. Messina .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Harry B. Miller III .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Richard P. Rubinstein .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Graeme Revell (3 episodes, 2000)
Tim Simonec (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Cinematography by
Vittorio Storaro (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Film Editing by
Harry B. Miller III (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Casting by
Molly Lopata (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Design by
Miljen Kreka Kljakovic (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Costume Design by
Theodor Pistek (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Makeup Department
Tamara Koubová .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Josef Lojik .... key makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Alena Lojikova .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Zdena Prohliková .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Nora Robertson .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Rene Stejskal .... prosthetics designer (3 episodes, 2000)
Ivo Strangmüller .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Alan Tuskes .... foam latex supervisor (3 episodes, 2000)
Milan Vlcek .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Eva Vytlelová .... assistant makeup artist (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Management
Michal Cerveny .... unit manager: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
David R. Kappes .... unit production manager (3 episodes, 2000)
Pavel Solc .... production manager (3 episodes, 2000)
Pavel Typolt .... unit manager (3 episodes, 2000)
Michelle Weller .... production supervisor (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew J. Clark .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Tereza Engelova .... assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Ernest D. Farino .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Richard Gironi .... second assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Larry D. Horricks .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Andy Howard .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jirí Ostry .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Frantisek Rezek .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Zuzana Smukova .... assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Milan Babik .... propman (3 episodes, 2000)
Jim Bandsuh .... illustrator (3 episodes, 2000)
Paul Herndon .... conceptual artist / storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Andrej Kostic .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Stanislav Suva .... scenic painter (3 episodes, 2000)
Dennis Todorovic .... art department interpreter (3 episodes, 2000)
Karel Vanásek .... property master (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Sound Department
Erik Aadahl .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Ulrika Akander .... adr editor / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
David Beadle .... adr editor / sound editor (unknown episodes)
Dean Beville .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Pete Elia .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Ellerd .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Petr Forejt .... production sound mixer: second unit (unknown episodes)
Larry Goeb .... adr editor / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
David Grecu .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Sonya Henry .... adr editor / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Patrick Hogan .... adr editor (unknown episodes)
Michal Holubec .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Victor Iorillo .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Helen Luttrell .... adr editor (unknown episodes)
Gus Medina .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Bob Newlan .... supervising dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Chris Ostler .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
R.J. Palmer .... supervising adr editor (unknown episodes)
Dale W. Perry .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Roman Rigo .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Jeff Rosen .... adr editor / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Jana Smidova .... boom operator: second unit (unknown episodes)
Larry Stensvold .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Bruce Tanis .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Jay Wilkinson .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Cecilia .... special effects (3 episodes, 2000)
Rene Stejskal .... animatronic model designer (2 episodes, 2000)

Joseph Hahn .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Jim Healy .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Robert Kurtzman .... animatronic creature effects supervisor/puppeteer (unknown episodes)
Greg Nicotero .... lead special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Pavel Sagner .... special effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Bryan Smith .... mold maker (unknown episodes)
Keith Suzuki .... pyrotechnics supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Phil Carbonaro .... matte artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Matt Diezel .... visual effects editor (3 episodes, 2000)
Ernest D. Farino .... visual effects supervisor (3 episodes, 2000)
Corrado Rizzo .... visual effects (3 episodes, 2000)

Tony Alderson .... CGI supervisor (unknown episodes)
Whitney Scott Bain .... visual effects production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jamie Baxter .... digital artist: matte painter: Digital Firepower (unknown episodes)
Gary E. Beach .... visual effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Everett Burrell .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Ryan Carter .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Sarah Coatts .... visual effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Clay Dale .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Charles Darby .... digital matte supervisor: Digital Firepower (unknown episodes)
Gina Di Bari .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Linda Drake .... visual effects editor (unknown episodes)
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital element colour correction: THDX / digital imaging: THDX / ... (unknown episodes)
Kevin Gendreau .... CG artist: Area 51 (unknown episodes)
Buddy Gheen .... digital compositor: E=mc2 (unknown episodes)
John Gibbons .... 3D artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Gimm .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Steve Graves .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Justin Hammond .... digital effects: Area 51 (unknown episodes)
Michael F. Hoover .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Martin Hubacek .... visual effects editor (unknown episodes)
Frank H. Isaacs .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Laurel Klick .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Kevin Kutchaver .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Kevin Lane .... digital effects: Area 51 (unknown episodes)
Kim Lavery .... digital matte painting producer: Digital Firepower (unknown episodes)
Paul Le Blanc .... 3D supervisor and compositor: E=mc2 (unknown episodes)
Carlyle O. Livingston II .... miniature effects shoot coordinator / miniature effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Viktor Lonek .... second unit visual effects video assist operator (unknown episodes)
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Michelle Massie .... visual effects production manager (unknown episodes)
Don Mccoy .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Tim McHugh .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Michael Melchiorre .... data manager (unknown episodes)
Robert W. Morgenroth .... visual effects supervisor: E=mc2 (unknown episodes)
Michael Pecchia .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Todd Sheridan Perry .... CG consultant: Max Ink Cafe (unknown episodes)
Ethan Phillips .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Scott Ramsey .... visual effects producer: E=mc2 (unknown episodes)
Gianluca Risita .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Gian Luca Rizzo .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Naz Shams .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Fabrizio Storaro .... visual effects supervisor: Proxima (unknown episodes)
Kevin Struckman .... CG artist: Area 51 / CG artist: Flat Earth Productions (unknown episodes)
Elaine Essex Thompson .... visual effects production supervisor: Netter Digital (unknown episodes)
Devin Uzan .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
John van Barneveld .... digital effects artist (unknown episodes)
Robert Ward .... model maker (unknown episodes)
Scott Wheeler .... digital effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Chris Zapara .... CG artist: Area 51 (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Jan Holicek .... stunts (3 episodes, 2000)
Dimo Lipitkovsky .... stunts (3 episodes, 2000)

Pavel Bezdek .... assistant stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Radek Bruna .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Petr Drozda .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Hana Dvorská .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Jiri Horky .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Dusan Hyska .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Jindrich Klaus .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Ladislav Lahoda .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Katerina Lahodova .... assistant stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Miroslav Lhotka .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David Motl .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Jan Petrina .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Petr Vlasak .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Arnautov .... gaffer: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
Martin Benc .... camera operator: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
Alfredo Betrò .... camera operator: "a" camera (3 episodes, 2000)
Jan Boruvka .... best boy (3 episodes, 2000)
Václav Cermak .... rigging gaffer (3 episodes, 2000)
Karel Charvat .... grip (3 episodes, 2000)
Jiri Gazda .... key grip (3 episodes, 2000)
Ivo Gresak .... key grip: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
Miro Gábor .... cinematographer: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
Ladislav Hruby .... first assistant camera (3 episodes, 2000)
Lukas Jaromersky .... rigging electrician (3 episodes, 2000)
Igor Jelen .... electrician (3 episodes, 2000)
Borivoj Klecka .... electrician (3 episodes, 2000)
Viktor Lonek .... video assist operator: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
Filip Majer .... assistant camera (3 episodes, 2000)
Antonin Marik .... focus puller (3 episodes, 2000)
Zdenek Mrkvicka .... assistant camera (3 episodes, 2000)
Petr Rosicky .... still photographer: second unit (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Casting Department
Nancy Bishop .... casting: Prague (3 episodes, 2000)
Wendy Brazington .... casting: London (3 episodes, 2000)
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting (3 episodes, 2000)
Leonard Finger .... casting: New York (3 episodes, 2000)
Jirí Hrstka .... extras casting (3 episodes, 2000)
Cornelia von Braun .... casting: Munich (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bela Friedlová .... wardrobe (3 episodes, 2000)
Maria Hubackova .... set costumer (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Editorial Department
Adrian Colon .... apprentice editor (3 episodes, 2000)
Valance Eisleben .... high definition editorial services (3 episodes, 2000)
Andrea Folprecht .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2000)
Tom Kugler .... negative cutter (3 episodes, 2000)
Lou Levinson .... colorist (3 episodes, 2000)
Frances Solis .... negative cutter (3 episodes, 2000)
Elvio Sordoni .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Music Department
Wolfgang Amadeus .... scoring mixer (3 episodes, 2000)
Melissa Deanne Ferguson .... assistant music editor (3 episodes, 2000)
Matthew Ferraro .... music programmer (3 episodes, 2000)
David E. Russo .... music arranger / music programmer (3 episodes, 2000)
Joshua Winget .... music editor (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Transportation Department
Gabriela Dolenska .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Sheila Allen .... production accountant (3 episodes, 2000)
Nancy Bishop .... dialogue coach (3 episodes, 2000)
Alisa Buckley .... assistant to producer (3 episodes, 2000)
Michal Caban .... choreographer (3 episodes, 2000)
Marketa Dankova .... assistant production coordinator (3 episodes, 2000)
Frank De Palma .... sequence editor (3 episodes, 2000)
Larry Garrison .... unit publicist (3 episodes, 2000)
Klara Holubova .... assistant to cast (3 episodes, 2000)
Vladimir Kesl .... computer technician (3 episodes, 2000)
Marianna Krenova .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2000)
Dita Lylova .... medic (3 episodes, 2000)
Marketa Reichlova .... medic (3 episodes, 2000)
Lenka Rock .... production secretary (3 episodes, 2000)
Philip Seeger .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2000)
Darko Stavrik .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2000)
Martin Supka .... medic (3 episodes, 2000)
Michal Suzpa .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2000)
Aneta Valaskova .... location manager (3 episodes, 2000)
Jana Vesela .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2000)
Zdenek Vrubel .... assistant to cashier (3 episodes, 2000)
Lori Wyant .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Thanks
Rola Bauer .... thanks (3 episodes, 2000)
Moritz von der Groeben .... thanks (3 episodes, 2000)
 

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Also Known As:
"Frank Herbert's Dune" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
Finland:292 min (3 parts) | USA:265 min | Canada:277 min (Ontario)
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Earned the Sci-Fi Channel's highest ratings to date.See more »
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Continuity: Jessica's pregnancy seems to progress and recede without any regard to chronological order.See more »
Quotes:
Baron Harkonnen:Alone and vunerable at the edge of the universe, Duke Leto Atreides will finally come face to face with fear. When I'm done with him, he won't know who to trust, not even that Bene Gesserit whore he sleeps with. They'll all be turning on another like rats in a flood. By the time the traitor is fully revealed, the fate of Atreides will already be sealed.See more »
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54 out of 78 people found the following review useful.
If only movies had spliceable DNA as well as frames..., 4 December 2000
Author: Christopher T. Chase (cchase@onebox.com) from Arlington, VA.

I was wondering if I needed to wait until viewing the entire mini-series version of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction classic, but now having seen Part One, I know that won't be necessary.

How I wish there were some way to extract the charisma of the movie's cast, and somehow meld it with the production values and plotline of the new version. That way, fans of this sprawling allegorical tale could have the best of both worlds. Not that there aren't admirable things about both versions.

Where the magnificent photography of the late, great Freddie Francis served well David Lynch's more ethereal tendencies in the 1984 version, Vittorio Storaro's cleaner, clearer images for Harrison's miniseries could very well be a metaphorical reflection of the ever-expanding vision of its hero, young Paul Atreides (nee Paul Mu'ad D'ib.) The production design of both films is lavish, but where Lynch's film gave locations and accoutrements a more lived-in look, the mini's similar designs, though equally accurate by the novel's standards, reflect that antiseptic cleanliness that we are learning to recognize more and more with the advent of digital technology and its application to cinematic visual techniques.

With a few exceptions, the casting and therefore the subsequent performances are just as clean and clear-cut, dispensing with some of the character's humanity in exchange for the original's hystrionics of its more memorable characters.

Where Kenneth McMillan's unredeemably repulsive yet completely unforgettable Baron Harkonnen was the apex of pustulant, corpulent evil, Ian McNeice's version comes off as daintily perturbed, as if the most upsetting event in his worldview is not being served tea on time. William Hurt and Saskia Reeves capture the confident, manor-bred mantles of Duke Leto and the Lady Jessica accurately enough, but gone are the sorrowful grace of Jurgen Prochnow and the stunning Francesca Annis, whose relationship seemed tinged with the inescapable taint of a prophecy waiting to be fulfilled, and the damned, doomed parts they both played in its unfolding.

The rest of the cast, though gamely essaying their roles to the best of their ability, could hardly hope to match the powerhouse ensemble assembled by Italian mega-mogul Dino de Laurentis. For years, David Lynch was wrongfully assigned the blame for butchering his own film, when buffs everywhere know that he suffered through the ham-handed, studio-supervised editing of what should've been a landmark of science-fiction filmmaking, similar to what Terry Gilliam would endure at the same studio with BRAZIL.

Further insult was added to the injury when a four-hour cut was assembled by Universal for the TV version, which Lynch promptly removed his name from, (hence the traditional "Smithee" credit for direction, and the writing by "Judas Booth.")

While it is a splendid example of how CGI and other visual technological developments are making it possible for filmmakers to maintain accuracy and a truth to tell those stories it would've been impossible to film over a decade ago, (and for about half the cost), I for one do miss the star power and (at least) some of the remarkable acting in the Lynch version. I suspect where more money was spent on securing stars in '84 than for the sets and costume designs, the exact opposite is true for the new miniseries.

New and old fans of the tale should view and enjoy the latest version for the visuals, then go back and review the movie for the Lynchian touch, which in some odd but affecting ways came closer to Herbert's underlying messages of mysticism, miracles and seizing one's destiny than the Harrison version. In any case, you can come away with some elements of the best of both DUNE worlds.

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