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George Lucas in Love (1999)

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1967 film student George Lucas has writer's block trying to finish his "Space Wheat" script, until a beautiful fellow student with a familiar hairstyle teaches him that the best stories are in plain sight.

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In 1967, writer's-blocked USC film student George Lucas has only three days to finish his script or he won't graduate. He ends up falling for a girl named Marian (with her hair done up in buns on the sides of her head) who encourages him to write what he knows and feels. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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George: I'm just beginning to think that space oats isn't the answer.
Marion: Well, maybe you weren't meant to write agricultural space tragedies.
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Uproarious!
17 June 2001 | by (The Mitten State, USA) – See all my reviews

Exceptionally witty parody of "Shakespeare in Love" that has George Lucas struggling to complete his "Star Wars" script in order to pass his film class at USC. After meeting and falling in love with Marion, a fan of his earlier student films, he takes her advice and finishes the screenplay by "writing what he knows". Throughout the course of the film we get to see George's REAL inspirations for all our favorite Star Wars characters and plot twists, and the audience even gets the inside scoop on what motivated Lucas to executive produce "Howard the Duck"! This is certainly one of the best (short) spoof films ever.


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