It is the most popular space adventure of all time, it is one of the most ground breaking sagas in hollywood history, it captured imaginations with its irresistible force and catapulted three young performers to superstardom. But the Star Wars trilogy didn’t just change the way we look at movies, it changed the way that movies are made. What began as a galactic fairytale became a success story beyond one mans wildest dreams.
Released in 2004 Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is just that, a complete tale of how Star Wars became the phenomenon it is today. Starting off with the making of the original Star Wars in 1977, we quickly begin to move up the timeline visiting each major iteration in the trilogy and exploring the impact they each had on popular culture.