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Dune (2021)

Opens on February 9

Director: Denis Villeneuve Run Time: 165 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

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

Country: Canada, Hungary, United States
Language: English

Featuring an exclusive peek at Dune: Part Two (2024) following the credits at the end of the film.

About the film:

A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune (2021) tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who 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.

Dune (2021) is the first chapter in Denis Villeneuve’s big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller. The film received 10 nominations at the 94th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won the most awards of the ceremony with six: Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Cinematography.

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 (2010), Prisoners (2013), Sicario (2015), Enemy (2013) — awarded best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association in 2013 — and his previous sci-fi epics Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017)Villeneuve crafted his dream project, the Academy Award winning Dune (2021) and Dune: Part Two (2024), 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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