George Lucas on the Meaning of “Star Wars”

George Lucas
George Lucas

Filmmaker George Lucas talks about the mythology behind “Star Wars” and why he thinks the movie’s message is so universal. “What makes a hero, what’s friendship, what’s the idea of sacrificing yourself for something larger. They’re all really basic things. So you say, well, you don’t have to make a movie about that, it’s very obvious, but it’s actually not.” Watch the video below: