is not very good and makes Herbert's prose seem subtle and airy by comparison.
But, holy moley, does it look expensive. They just sort of skip over major plot points, though, don't they? While just sort of making a few bits up along the way.
Credit where credit is due. Lynch cast pre-koo-koo Sean Young, a very young Virginia Madsen, and this Francesca Annis person who plays the Lady Jessica.
Also, Patrick Stewart.
To be fair, the challenge of translating that book was never going to be easy for anyone.
I gotta say, though, the handling of Alia was surprisingly good.