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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Alec Guinness
Directors
George Lucas
Screenwriters
George Lucas
Running Time
121 minutes

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
In a galaxy far, far away…


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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Plot
Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the Galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and dashing Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable robotic duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the Empire.


Verdict
A product of its time, certainly, but like the myths that informed it, Star Wars will outlive the lot of us.


Reviewed by Andrew Collins

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