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“Star Wars,” The Existential Edit

Star Wars meets Sartre. The subtitles are mostly from actual Sartre quotes. Ignore what they’re saying if you understand French and ignore the misspelling of “Sartre” in the beginning, and prepare to despair:

HT: New York Magazine’s Vulture


  1. eric says:

    Darth vader is the poster child for angst.

  2. Shane says:

    That seemed like it would be more appropriate for the prequels. The feelings of hopelessness and despair are more palpable when confronted with giant racist toad thingies, or whatever Jar Jar was.

  3. OneMinuteGalactica says:

    Thanks. I did the same thing earlier myself, actually, pointing out on the YouTube page that I had misspelled it. So far, no nerd rage.

  4. Just trying to head off the inevitable nitpicking. Great job!

  5. OneMinuteGalactica says:

    Thanks for the link! Also, thanks for pointing out my ignorance of spelling the names of French philosophers.