Monday, May 16, 2011
What if: Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune of the 70s
I think it's almost redundant to put he term "avant garde" before Alejandro Jodorowsky's name, but one thing's for sure--his version of Dune would have been a visual spectacle that David Lynch would have never dreamed.
The above clip is from an upcoming documentary on Jodorowsky's never filmed version of the Dune saga. Call it: Galáctica Fantástico!
Here's a few more details over at Twitch Film in case you've never heard about this incredible, missed opportunity in cinema.
Oh, and a few of Moebius' illustrations (that's right, Moebius!) from the pre-production process that never got past the initial stages:
Duneinfo.com has more in-depth info on Jodorowsky's abandoned Dune.