George Lucas drew upon two distinct styles of classic Saturday matinee serials when creating his two epics,
You can read the film’s synopsis, as well as the poster art, down below:
“Star Wars: Originstakes a unique look at where it all began. A thrilling action adventure film drawing inspiration from both Star Warsand Indiana Jones to tell an epic story based on Earth during WWII. Behind what is possibly the most expensive fan film ever made are award-winning team, and life-long Star Warsfans; writer/director Phil Hawkins filmed on location in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, Star Wars: Originsis a self-funded not-for-profit project and the culmination of three years work.”
On his ambitious love letter to both of George Lucas’ sagas, Phil Hawkins said, “I’ve been lucky enough to make five feature films in the past—which were released by the likes of Sony Pictures and Netflix—but I could see a great divide from the low-budget films I was making to the scale and ambition of the films I’d like to make. Those films I grew up watching.