THE SLEEPER MUST AWAKEN: MAKING DUNE Exclusive Clip
The brand new feature-length documentary ‘The Sleeper Must Awaken: Making Dune’ chronicles the creation of David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert’s beloved sci-fi epic which starred Kyle MacLachlan, Patrick Stewart, Sean Young, Virginia Madsen, Brad Dourif, Jürgen Prochnow, Max von Sydow and Sting. Containing dozens of new interviews, as well as archival interviews with Frank Herbert, David Lynch and members of the cast and crew, ‘The Sleeper Must Awaken’ exhaustively explores the making of Dune from the well-known, and not so well-known earlier attempts to bring the story to the screen, to Lynch’s troubled production - examining every single element from script development to the shoot to post-production and the film's release. Gain new insight into Dune, a film dubbed a “failure” by Lynch, but that went on to become a cult classic which we are still captivated by and talking about to this day, through the fascinating full-length making-of, ‘The Sleeper Must Awaken: Making Dune’.
There was a time, back in the days of yore, when if you wanted to make an epic movie with epic backgrounds and setting, they were largely created without the aid of towers and towers of computing power. You had to be sneaky about it and employ as many tricks as you had sleeves.
Daniel Griffiths' new documentary The Sleep Must Awaken: Making Dune, looks back on the making of David Lynch's 1984 sci-fi epic, Dune. Starting with the numerous attempts prior to his accomplishment, to all angles of production, The Sleeper Must Awaken: Making Dune is now available on the Arrow Video Player.
We have an exclusive clip to share with you today, a clip that gives you just a taste of what was involved in creating Lynch's vision of Frank Herbert's novel. Check it below.