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So I have heard that there is a longer version of Dune - specifically, the 1984 David Lynch Dune - included some scenes that were edited out (roughly 2 scenes for each character were cut). How can I get a copy of the unedited version?

I know there was a release to DVD but this seems to only include the 2hour version. Also, I know that a TV version was greatly edited and while it did include some new material, it was also changed dramatically from the original.

Does anyone know of a place to get an unedited version? Specifically, I would like the scenes with the Harkonnen heart plug and the water of life conversion where they drown the worm, which does not appear to be on the extended DVD.

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One option is the 2006 Extended Edition DVD - which, the linked version here does seem to include the almost 3 hour TV cut.

cover - Extended Edition: Dune. (A Place Beyond Your Dreams. A Movie Beyond Your Imagination.)

From the description:

If you are expecting the mythic 4 hour "David Lynch preferred" version that is rumored to be sitting in a vault, don’t get your hopes up. This isn't it. In an attempt to quickly sober spice-fueled giddy fans, producer Raffaella De Laurentiis (daughter of Dino De Laurentiis) immediately reveals in the 'Deleted Scenes' introduction that the rumored 4-hour version is just that; a rumor.

What does this version contain?

The presentation on this edition is a drastic improvement from the original letterboxed release. On the flipside of the DVD is the alternate 2-hour 57-minute version cut for television. As many fans know, this 'extended' version was disowned by Lynch, who insisted his name be replaced by that famous Hollywood pseudonym "Alan Smithee;" the name used by directors whose film was taken away and recut against their wishes. There is some new material in the 14 minutes of deleted scenes offering a bit more background into the Bene Gesserit sisterhood, the Kwisatz Haderach prophecy and the Fremen culture and their struggle.

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    I think I accidentally bought this for my father a while back - the re-added scenes are unfinished (Fremen eyes are not coloured blue-on-blue, for a start), and there's more recorded narrative by Irulan (Virginia Madsen), particularly at start and end, but a couple of places in the middle, too, but with only storyboard illustrations instead of filmed footage. – HorusKol Sep 16 '17 at 15:18

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