Sony Pictures Classics has just released, via Yahoo!, the trailer for their upcoming feature-length documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, hitting theaters in a limited release March 21. Check it out in the player below!
Directed by Frank Pavich, Jodorowsky’s Dune explores legendary cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, Holy Mountain, Santa Sangre) and his staggeringly ambitious, yet ultimately doomed, mid-1970s film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal science fiction novel “Dune.” The tale of Jodorowsky and his Dune is a fascinating trip through creativity and imagination, a story about the relentless pursuit of a dream, and the necessity of art. In pre-production for over two years, the film was to star Jodorowsky’s own 12-year-old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and even Salvador Dali, set to a musical score by Pink Floyd and art-design by some of the most provocative talents of the era, including H.R. Giger and Jean Moebius Giraud.