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Children of Dune 

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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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...  Muad'Dib / ... 3 episodes, 2003
...  Irulan Corrino-Atreides 3 episodes, 2003
...  Baron Vladimir Harkonnen 3 episodes, 2003
...  Stilgar 3 episodes, 2003
...  Alia Atreides 3 episodes, 2003
...  Leto Atreides II 3 episodes, 2003
...  Princess Wensicia Corrino 3 episodes, 2003
...  Duncan Idaho 3 episodes, 2003
...  Guerney Halleck / ... 3 episodes, 2003
...  Lady Jessica Atreides 3 episodes, 2003
...  Ghanima Atreides 2 episodes, 2003
...  Javid 2 episodes, 2003
Jonathan Bruun ...  Farad'n Corrino 2 episodes, 2003
...  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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The saga of Dune is far from over... See more »


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Susan Sarandon is nearly 30 years older than Julie Cox. In the books, however, Irulan is the older of the two sisters. See more »

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Stilgar supposedly slashes Mohiam's throat, but not only does he clearly not touch her at all, his knife is positioned closer to her chest. See more »

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Wensicia: Don't you find it interesting Jessica, how the sins of the mother bloom in the children they bear?
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better than I ever dreamed
23 March 2003 | by 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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