The People vs George Lucas
Documentary / English, French
They gave him their love, their money and their obsessive online parodies. He gave them ... the prequels.
No franchise has been loved like Star Wars. For a wide-eyed generation, Star Wars was storytelling; was spectacle; was cinema. And as this riotous documentary details, the fans’ devotion was by no means passive: it was expressed through costumed conventions, LEGO® re-enactments, comedy tributes and countless other unlicensed spinoffs. But every faith must be tested. And so they came: the re-edits, the new chapters, and Jar-Jar Binks...
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