26 March 2012 2:15 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

We're always fascinated by the early projects of famous directors, which is why this article from Slate caught our eye. The writer highlights several of George Lucas' art house film projects, which the young director began creating while studying film at USC in the 1960s. They've been floating around online for a while, but with the filmmaker recently stating that he wants to break free from blockbuster mode and return to creating more personal movies it seems like as good a time as any to revisit some of his earliest gems. The first film the Star Wars director created was a one minute-long student short called Look At Life. The project is one of several 16mm cinéma vérité studies Lucas created at university for an animation course. It has an...

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