It is the year 10.191. In a world beyond our experience, beyond our imagination, Duke Leto Atreides falls victim to an intrigue of Baron Harkonnen. His wife Lady Jessica and his son Paul manage to escape to the desert planet Arrakis. There, a substance called Spice is mined that sends the mind where the body cannot go, allowing space travel between galaxies. On Arrakis live the oppressed people of the Fremen, who are waiting for the arrival of the Messiah. According to a prophecy, he will lead them in the struggle for the liberation of the universe. The sleeper must awaken.
DUNE - THE DESERT PLANET is the greatest science fiction epic of all time. Directed by David Lynch, it is a massive adaptation of the cult novel by Frank Herbert. In addition to Kyle MacLachlan, who later starred for Lynch in BLUE VELVET and TWIN PEAKS, the cast included Francesca Annis, Jürgen Prochnow, Max von Sydow, Patrick Stewart and Sting in front of Oscar winner Freddie Francis' camera. The legendary soundtrack is by Toto and Brian Eno.