Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013)
- Frank Pavich
- Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger
- 90 minuten
- Frankrijk, VS
- English, Spanish, German, French
He has been called surreal, a visionary, as well as cinema’s shaman of psychedelia. He has also been considered a mad genius and bonkers. But in 1974, Alejandro Jodorwosky, the man behind the hallucinatory El Topo and Holy Mountain, took on what could have been one of the greatest sci-fi cult epics of all time, Frank Herbert’s Dune, with a cast and creative team that blows the mind. Frank Pavich’s mesmeric documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune tells one of the legendary “what if” stories of lost Hollywood cinema and gives a pretty far-out peek into what could have been.
I wanted to make a film that would give the people who took LSD at the time the hallucinations that you get with that drug, but without hallucinating. I did not want LSD to be taken, I wanted to fabricate the drug's effects. This film was going to change the public's perceptions