Dune (2021)

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Director: Denis Villeneuve Run Time: 155 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Starring: Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya

Country: Canada, Hungary, United States
Language: English

About the film:

Premiered out of competition at the 2021 Venice Film Festival. Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

About the filmmaker:

Academy Award-nominee Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian director and writer who has screened at Sundance, Toronto, Venice, Berlin, and Cannes, among others. In 2019, he was named Director of the Decade by the Hollywood Critics Association, and is best known for Incendies, Prisoners, Sicario, Enemy — awarded best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association in 2013 — and his previous sci-fi epics Arrival and Blade Runner 2049.

Villeneuve crafted his dream project Dune from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts and Academy Award-winner Eric Roth based on the beloved novel by Frank Herbert.

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