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How ‘Star Wars’ Was Inspired By Akira Kurosawa, Samurai Films (Video)
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Time for a movie history lesson!

Most movie fans are well aware that samurai movies—most notably Akira Kurosawa‘s 1958 film The Hidden Fortress—heavily inspired George Lucas in making 1977’s Star Wars, but it goes much deeper than that. Many don’t know the history behind it all, and a new video is here to educate all those who are interested in acquiring a little knowledge on the topic.

You can check out the video, created by YouTube channel CineFix, below.

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[Source: via Reddit]

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