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Dune - Cut Scene - Paul kills and cries for Jamis
January 3, 2011
Paul (Kyle MacLachlan) kills Jamis (Judd Omen), and gives Water to the Dead. Most of this sequence appears in the Extended Edition, this segment completes the scene.
See scene 168 of the Sixth Draft of Dune.
The full 6th draft script of Dune is available from www.duneinfo.com
168. EXT. FREMEN PLACE - DEEP DESERT - NIGHT
Jamis leaps. Paul easily evades him. Jamis attacks again and Paul stabs, but too slowly because of his shield training. Jamis turns and springs, trying to surprise Paul, but again Paul easily outmaneuvers him but is too slow on his attack. On the next attack, Paul cuts Jamis' hand and Jamis begins to show fear.
He's never killed a man like this.
The two circle slowly. Suddenly Jamis can wait no longer. He leaps high, strikes down with his right hand but the knife has been expertly shifted to his left hand. Paul shifts beautifully and switches his knife hand. He plunges his knife deep into Jamis chest as Jamis comes down for him. Jamis continues down and crumbles dead on the ground.
Suddenly several of the Fremen rush forward and surround Jamis' body, cover it and whisk it away. Jessica studies Paul. She sees the excitement in him, in Chani and the others.
He must not grow to enjoy such a victory.
She moves to Paul.
Well, how does it feel to be a killer?
Paul stands, stunned by his mother's words. He really just then realizes what he has done. Tears begin to fall from his eyes. The Fremen are amazed. They move to Paul and he at first backs away, but then lets them touch his eyes and face with their fingers.
He gives water to the dead.
He has never before killed a man in a