DUNE JOURNAL

This is an edited version of the journal I kept during the six months I worked on David Lynch’s Dune in Mexico, not so much a record of the production itself as my account of being adrift and alone on location in a big foreign city. It’s difficult for me now to identify with the person who wrote this: an inexperienced, insecure 28-year-old who knew very well that he was out of his depth, and was fully aware that he had been handed an amazing opportunity – if only he could figure out how to make the most of it! That insecurity comes through in the sometimes stridently defensive tone. Still, it may be of some interest as the perceptions of a naive observer involved in a monumental, troubled production … (read more)

March 21-27, 1983

March 28-April 3, 1983

April 4-10, 1983

April 11-17, 1983

April 18-24, 1983

April 25-May 1, 1983

May 2-8, 1983

May 9-15, 1983

May 16-22, 1983

May 23-29, 1983

May 30-June 5, 1983

June 6-12, 1983

June 13-19, 1983

June 20-26, 1983

June 27-July 10, 1983

July 11-24, 1983

July 25-August 7, 1983

August 8-14, 1983

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August 22-30, 1983