Children of Dune (2003)

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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe.

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 Irulan Corrino-Atreides (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Stilgar (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Leto Atreides II (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Lady Jessica Atreides (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Ghanima Atreides (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Farad'n Corrino (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Korba (2 episodes, 2003)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe.

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Born to rule an empire. Destined to tear it apart. See more »


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According to interviews, Alice Krige was John Harrison's first choice to play Jessica in Dune (2000), but was unavailable. However, Saskia Reeves had to back out of this miniseries because of pregnancy, so Krige was re-offered the part. See more »

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Jessica's eyes are no longer blue-within-blue, the eyes of the ibad, in Children of Dune, as they were in Dune. Despite the fact she has spent the last several decades on Caladan it is impossible for the eyes to switch back to their normal shade once they have turned. See more »

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Alia: I hate you. I love you. I will never forgive you.
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better than I ever dreamed
23 March 2003 | by (Miami, Fl) – See all my reviews

This four hour miniseries actually covers two books, the shorter sequil to <i>Dune</i>, <i>Dune Messiah</i>, and the next (longer) <i>Children of Dune</i>. I was stunned by how well it was able to capture such complex concepts as were introduced in the books in the visual medium. There were very few times I felt the film hadn't stayed true to the book, most of which were minor. I think anyone who hadn't read the books or at least seen the previous movie would be a little lost, so I recomend this as complimentary to the books; but as such it was a wonderful treat. Actors, make-up, set design were all perfect. I think I liked David Lynch's stillsuits better, these ones don't look like they'd do the job very well, but I suppose it was a trade off with seeing some of the wonderfully figured women =)

The part that would be the end of <i>Dune Messiah</i> had me nearly in tears. Wonderful job. For anyone who's read the books, a must see.


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