The Force has awakened. So have Disney. And so have we, relentless film geeks, since it’s been announced that Star Wars was actually not over yet, over three years ago. Over the decades, Star Wars has become synonym with gigantic business, shameless promotional outbursts and -let’s be honest- has been reduced to a money-making machine from time to time.
However, let us not forget that the inventor of Star Wars is a major film geek, just like the rest of us. Before he was one of the richest people in this galaxy, he was writing and watching films with his pals (Steven Spielberg, Brian De Palma, Francis Ford Coppola, you know, the usual).
Here are 5 reasons why Star Wars is actually an indie film at heart.
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