Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the movie had its world premiere at the 78th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.
Of all the releases Indian cinephiles are in anxious anticipation for, Dune will certainly feature at the top of the list. Well their long wait has been rewarded at last, as the epic science-fiction film has finally got a release date in the country.
When will Dune release in India?
Dune will hit Indian theatres on October 22, 2022 and can be watched in English as well as Hindi, according to reports in IANS. The film had its world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 3. Its initial release had witnessed delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is Dune about?
Based on the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, Dune is set in the distant future and follows the story of a duke. He is entrusted as caretaker of a harsh desert planet called Arrakis or the titular Dune, and makes his way to the same accompanied by his family and advisors. While protecting one of the most valuable resources of the galaxy found on the barren planet - a drug capable of granting superhuman powers, the nobleman and his group have to face off against treacherous perils. The film, which covers the first half of the book, is the first instalment of a planned two movie adaptation of Herbert's novel.
Who are the actors in Dune?
The movie has an ensemble cast which includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem.
The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.