Frank Herbert's Dune
It is based on the novel Dune written by Frank Herbert.
The planet Arrakis (nicknamed Dune) is of particular importance, and is the battleground of factions who seek to control the flow of "spice", a compound with many enhancing properties.
The spice harvested on Arrakis (Dune) has many different properties. It is able to; increase intelligence much like a nootropic, can provide the person who takes it with a kind of telekinetic ability, and it is also said to increase longevity.
There are also some retro futurism elements, as well as a pinch of alien racism.
The 3 part series was followed by Frank Herbert's Children of Dune that was released in 2003.
The series is based on the novel Children of Dune by Frank Herbert.
- Frank Herbert's Dune - IMDB
- Frank Herbert's Children of Dune - IMDB
- Frank Herbert's Dune on Wikipedia
- Frank Herbert's Children of Dune on Wikipedia