Warner Bros. Studios allowed “Dune” fans to watch the first 10 minutes of Denis Villeneuve’s movie, plus feature interviews with the team and a new trailer, all in IMAX format, on Wednesday.
In North America, July 21 and 22 are dedicated to “Dunes” directed by Denis Villeneuve, which will be presented at the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 3, before being released on October 22. Warner Bros. Studios has decided to organize a series of free and sold-out promotional events in IMAX theaters, including the Montreal Theatre.
In English, Denis Villeneuve said, in a video message broadcast during the show: “I dreamed of ‘Dunes’ for a very long time.”
“The film was made to be shown in IMAX format,” the director added.
During this half-hour screening, enthusiasts were able to discover the first ten minutes of the feature film, followed by what Denis Villeneuve called his “favorite scene,” the scene in which Duke Leto (Oscar Isaac), Paul (Timothée Chalamet), Journey Halleck (Josh) Brolin) and Kynes (Sharon Duncan-Brewster) will fly over a winged vegetable caterpillar to check out their spice crop. We also see the arrival of a sand worm and Paul’s reaction to the spicy air.
The first ten minutes of the feature film begin with an introduction by Chani (Zendaya), who explains how Harkonnen Arrakis has invested and appropriated spices – indispensable to the empire – by crushing the freemen, the planet’s inhabitants. The film follows the significant events of the book, the awakening of Paul in the Caladan and the arrival of the Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam (Charlotte Rampling) who has come to ensure the transportation of Arakis to the house of Atreides.
It was also revealed how Denis Villeneuve decided to introduce “Voice,” the control technique of others that Mrs. Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson) taught Paul, after a Quebec manager decided to make the dialogues audible in Echo afterwards. . Also new, Atreid’s hand-to-hand combat techniques, profiles Baron Vladimir Harkonen (Stellan Skarsgård) and Gloso Rabanne (David Bautista).
In addition to applauding for new segments of the action and the second trailer posted online, “lovers” of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi saga were also able to hear Hans Zimmer, the soundtrack’s composer, suggest that the music, which includes voices, emphasized “strength”. and the richness of female characters.”
“Dune” directed by Denis Villeneuve will be released on October 22nd. This is the third postponement of the feature film’s release, the first of two installments, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.