It's a great time to be an Alejandro Jodorowsky fan. (Isn't it always, though?)
Alejandro Jodorowsky's unmade movie of Frank Herbert's trippy space opera Dune has long been a legend among film geeks. But now, a new documentary takes us all the way inside this failed production — and inside the minds of the wild visionaries behind it.
Although Alejandro Jodorowsky's version of Dune never made it into theaters, the movie's concept art from still managed to make a splash. The director of documentary Jodorowsky's Dune, which traces the story behind the movie, explains to us just how that happened.
Frank Pavich, the director of documentary Jodorowsky's Dune, is here to answer your questions about the behind-the-scenes action of Dune, the film, and its art. Plus, take a look at a gallery of clips and art from the documentary!
A brand-new trailer for the documentary about Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed attempt to make a Dune movie has dropped, and the look it provides at what could have been is fantastic, bewildering, and a little soul-crushing, mostly because we never got to see Salvador Dali as the Emperor of Space.
Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune was an incredibly ambitious project, one that, had he gotten his way, would have included music by Pink Floyd, designs by Moebius and HR Giger, and Salvador Dali, Orson Welles, and Gloria Swanson in the cast. Although the movie never came to fruition, this first clip of the documentary …