THE PEOPLE VS. GEORGE LUCAS

By Alexandre O PHILIPPE

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Documentary - Completed 2010

A hilarious and heartfelt documentary that delves deep into George Lucas’ cultural legacy and his fans utter amazement at how he managed to ruin Star Wars.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Comedy, Science-fiction
    • Countries
    • USA, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alexandre O PHILIPPE
    • Producer(s)
    • Kerry DEIGAN ROY (Exhibit A Pictures), Robert MURATORE (Exhibit A Pictures), Vanessa PHILIPPE (Exhibit A Pictures), Alexandre O PHILIPPE (Exhibit A Pictures), Anna HIGGS (Quark Films)
    • Synopsis
    • We all love Star Wars…until George Lucas went and ruined it! The passion the original Star Wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled, but when it comes to george lucas himself, many have found their ardour has cooled into a complicated love-hate relationship. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into Lucas’ cultural legacy asking all the tough questions: has Lucas betrayed his masterwork? Should he just have left the original trilogy alone? Is The Phantom Menace so bad it should carry a health warning? Using interviews taken from over 700 hours of footage and peppered with extraordinary Star Wars recreations lovingly immortalised in needlepoint, lego, claymation and puppets, above all this film asks the question: who truly owns that galaxy far, far away? The man who created it or the fans who love it?
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