George Lucas was heavily inspired by Akira Kurosawa for the original 'Star Wars' movies. In 'Rogue One,' directed by Gareth Edwards, we can still see the deep influence of the legendary Japanese director's Samurai films.
In 1981 George Lucas approached David Lynch to direct the final installment of the 'Star Wars' trilogy. For years fans of Lynch and Lucas have wondered what that surreal vision would look like. Now we finally know.... in David Lynch's 'Return of the Jedi.'