ON MARCH 24, CINEVOLVE STUDIOS INVITES HOME VIEWERS
TO GO DEEP INSIDE THE WEIRD, WONDERFUL UNIVERSE
OF THE STAR WARS PHENOMENON
A GALAXY FAR FAR AWAY:
10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS EDITION
Bonus Materials on This Special, Digitally-Remastered DVD ($19.95srp)
Include Hilarious Deleted Scenes, Both Original and All-New Audio Commentary, Special 10th Anniversary Interviews and MST3K-Style Video Commentary
with the Creators
Featured Interviews Include Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, Roger Corman,
Meat Loaf, Dennis Franz, Andy Garcia, Jimmy Kimmel, David Proust
(Darth Vader), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Anthony Daniels (C3-PO),
Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and More!
LOS ANGELES, CA A little over three decades ago, Star Wars the first entry in an epic franchise envisioned by George Lucas -- premiered at Manns Chinese Theater inLos Angeles. Few could have imagined the long-lasting impact it would have on worldwide pop culture that exists to this day. As of 2008, the six films alone have generated over $4.3 billion, making Star Wars one of the most successful franchises in entertainment history. Add to that the countless thousands of licensed products, and you have a powerful phenomenon that has captivated millions across the globe. And thats only part of the story
In 1999, as fanatics eagerly anticipated the release of Episode I, The Phantom Menace, director Tariq Jalil decided to explore this cross-generational phenomenon, so he turned his camera on the fans and the franchise like never before. Called incredibly clever by Film Threat, A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY shed light, for the first time into how Star Wars struck such a mysterious and powerful chord across all races, genders, and generations. And this March, Cinevolve Studios commemorates this crowd-pleasing documentary with A GALAXY FAR FAR AWAY: 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS EDITION. Loaded with enough extras to cram the hold of the Millennium Falcon, the digitally-remastered DVD will warp into stores on March 24 for $19.95srp.
Featuring interviews with hundreds of fans, movie executives, and high profile celebrities, A GALAXY FAR FAR AWAY delves into the franchise that has made household names of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C3PO. As a new wave of Star Wars mania was being induced in 99, Jalal brought his cameras to Star Wars conventions, to boisterous nationwide premieres, into the homes of devoted fans showing off their treasures and collectibles and captured those who spent 42 days on line, just to be first to see The Phantom Menace. Interviews and archival footage featured includes Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, genre filmmaker Roger Corman, Meat Loaf, Dennis Franz, Andy Garcia, Jimmy Kimmel and Star Wars alumnus David Proust (Darth Vader), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Anthony Daniels (C3-PO) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca). Offering a complete, often hilarious, exploration of George Lucas crowning achievement that brings together a group of fascinating, passionate, hysterical -- and often touching fans,
A GALAXY FAR FAR AWAY is not just a film about overzealous fanboys. Instead, it plumbs the depths of a common, shared love that knows no boundaries and seeks answers to a stunning phenomenon that continues to live on like Yoda.
Adding to the cosmically cool viewing of this special collectors edition are out-of-this world DVD extras including hilarious deleted scenes; the original theatrical trailer; both original and all-new audio commentary by director Tariq Jalil and producer Terry Tocantins; 10th Anniversary on-camera interviews and MST3K-style video commentary featuring Jalil and Tocantins and more.
Cinevolve Studios, based in Los Angeles, was founded in 2007 by a collective of independent filmmakers and entertainment industry professionals with a common goal: to fill a niche as an innovative, filmmaker-friendly distributor offering compelling, critically-acclaimed and entertaining narrative feature films, documentaries and special interest products to consumers through a variety of distribution channels. Upcoming films include the Venezuelan Oscar® submission for Best Foreign Film, El Tinte de la Fama and 12 in a Box, an award-winning British black comedy, with a US theatrical release slated for June 2009. For more information, visit www.cinevolvestudios.com.
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A GALAXY FAR FAR AWAY: 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS EDITION
Pre-order date: February 24, 2009 Genre: Documentary
Street date: March 24, 2009 SRP: $19.95
Rating: NR Catalog #: CS1002
Running Time: 80 mins. + extras Format: DVD/Single