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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast animal. Teek takes them to a house in which a old man, Noa, lives. Like Cindel he also crashed with his Starcruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal. Written by
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Screenwriters Kim and Jim Wheat would later go on to write the screenplay of the 2000 science fiction horror film "Pitch Black", which would become the first installment of the Riddick films starring Vin Diesel. In the film, Noa and Cindel are stranded on Endor and they leave Endor at the end of the film. See more »
Aubree Miller (Cindel) looks directly into the camera, then quickly away, when she, Noa and the liberated Ewoks arrive at Noa's star cruiser. See more »
[the mauraders have captured Jeremitt outside of his crashed star cruiser and are holding him prisoner. The leader, King Terak, approaches Jeremitt, roughly brings him to his feet and slams him against the side of the star cruiser]
You have the power? You will give it to me, now!
I don't have any power! My family and I, we're stangers here!
You will give me the power now!
I don't know what you're talking about!
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The Battle for Endor makes a number of improvements that luckily make it over-all a better film than the previous "Caravan of Courage". The film's mood is decisively darker and more serious, its cinematography is cleaner and for this it almost manages to capture the flavour of "The Return of the Jedi" and other bigger Star Wars films.
Moreover, the film does away with the dreadful narrator of the first film by allowing Wicket to speak and simultaneously giving him more character. In all, the characters of BFE are far more colourful and interesting than those of the previous film. Additionally the aliens, the Marauders, add a nice sinister element which makes the film all the more dramatic.
The only points of criticism for the film are undoubtedly its kid-friendly story and the character of Noa who delivers a number of unconvincing lines throughout the picture.
None the less, The Battle for Endor is just exciting enough so that it wont traumatize the kids and will make the film fun for the adults as well.
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