HBO PREMIERES “JODOROWSKY’S DUNE”, SCIENCE FICTION’S LOST OPPORTUNITY
HBO announces the exclusive premiere of the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, Thursday, May 28th at 21:00hrs AST*, in the Caribbean. Considered as a “mind-blowing cult movie” by Variety Magazine, the documentary relates the story of the Chilean novelist, playwright, poet, actor, musician Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, The Holy Mountain) and his most important project that was never fulfilled: his film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel, Dune.
In 1973, film producer Arthur P. Jacobs was the first to acquire the rights to Dune, but died before the film was made.
Directed by Frank Pavich, the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the story of a film that began production in 1975 and was never realized, yet continues to live in the mind and imagination of its creators.
The director of this film shares with viewers the inspiration the storyboard and concept art had on more recent films such as Star Wars, Terminator and Alien, all which included talent from the team Jodorowsky formed for his production.
*Atlantic Standard Time. For local transmission times call (246) 620-FLOW/3569 or visit www.hbomax.tv.