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THE PEOPLE VS. GEORGE LUCAS (2009) - PREVIEW 



 

The People vs. George Lucas (2009)

Director:
Alexandre O. Philippe

U.S. Opening Date: TBA 2009


 

THEY SAY

The People vs. George Lucas will use a courtroom debate approach to explore the issues of filmmaking and fanaticism around one of the industry's most famous franchises and its creator. The innovative film combines filmmaker and celebrity interviews with fan films - submitted via the film's site - to make this the world's first digitally democratic feature documentary.

Some sources: Amazon.com
 

WE SAY

Basically a movie version of the 2006 Star Wars on Trial book. Edited by David Brin and Matthew Woodring Stover, it was in turn based on an article that appeared on Salon.com and to be honest while the topic was suitable for a single article, as a book it got tired pretty soon. So an entire movie with Star Wars geeks fighting it out with non-geeks? We may have uncovered one of Dante’s forgotten circles of the Hell here . . .


 

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