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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... George
... Marion
Jason Peck ... Benji
... Aaron
David Young IV ... Chuck
... Hal
John Rafter Lee ... Ranter
... Tall Guy (as Benjamin Livingston)
Jeff Statzer ... Short Guy
... Professor
... Jeb (as Garen Michaels)
... Sexy Girl
... Mother
Jeremy Jones ... Student with Duck
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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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Dozens of years ago, in a nearby galaxy...

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Short | Comedy | Romance

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7 October 1999 (USA)  »

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George Lucas in Love: 15th Anniversary Edition  »

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This short implies that George Lucas got the inspiration of the Howard the Duck movie from a pet duck named Howard. This is false as Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik were the actual creators of the Howard the Duck comic. George Lucas only served as a producer for the movie adaption and had no involvement with the creation of the character. See more »

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Professor: No. Search not. Inspiration will you not find. It will find you.
George: Could you talk forward?
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References Howard the Duck (1986) See more »

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A Long Time Ago, In A College Campus Far Far Away. . .
14 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

The origin of Star Wars can finally be revealed in George Lucas In Love a brilliant short-film which gives the true story behind the writing of the classic movie.

This is another well-known spoof of Star Wars & is a brilliant comedy about how it all began. Taking his inspiration from his colleagues, teachers & a woman with a familiar hairstyle a young film student by the name of George Lucas endeavours to write a sci-fi screenplay.

Although short in length this film isn't short in laughs as there are numerous jokes about the films we know so well. Many of these are visual gags but some incidents also mirror events in A New Hope. This film never fails to hit the mark taking inspiration from not only Star Wars but the Oscar winning Shakespeare In Love.

Like Troops this feature defies its low-budget constraints to give a very professional feel. The acting is good especially from Martin Hynes & the film even imitates the style of Star Wars with similar wipes & cuts. Every Star Wars fan should beg, borrow or steal a copy of this film as you can't afford to miss it!


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