Dune (2000)

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Set in the distant future on the desert planet of Arrakis, a tale based around the all-important "spice". Guardian of health and longevity, source of wisdom, gateway to enhanced awareness, the spice is the greatest treasure in the Empire. And Arrakis, called Dune, a wilderness of hostile deserts and cataclysmic storms, is the only planet in the universe where it can be found. Dune is the hub of the Empire, the pivotal point on which the leading Houses of the Empire are kept in precarious balance, the hostile prize of a galaxy-wide power struggle. Caught in the middle of the interplanetary quest to control Dune is Paul, heir to the House Atreides. Blessed with mystical gifts, the young man shoulders crushing responsibilities towards the Empire and must find his own destiny while battling the mighty forces pursuing him. [Beta Film website]

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