Dune ★★ 1984 (PG-13)
Lynch sci-fi opus based on the Frank Herbert novel boasting great set design, muddled scripting, and a good cast. The story: controlling the spice drug of Arrakis permits control of the universe in the year 10991. Paul, the heir of the Atreides family, leads the Freemen in a revolt against the evil Harkhonens who have violently seized control of Arrakis, also known as Dune, the desert planet. That's as clear as it ever gets. 137m/C VHS, DVD, HD DVD . Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis, Jose Ferrer, Sting, Max von Sydow, Jurgen Prochnow, Linda Hunt, Freddie Jones, Dean Stockwell, Virginia Madsen, Brad Dourif, Kenneth McMillan, Silvana Mangano, Jack Nance, Sian Phillips, Paul Smith, Richard Jordan, Everett McGill, Sean Young, Patrick Stewart; D: David Lynch; W: David Lynch; C: Freddie Francis; M: Brian Eno.