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Star wars. Episode VI, Return of the Jedi / 20th Century Fox ; Lucasfilm Ltd. ; directed by Richard Marquand ; screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas ; story by George Lucas ; produced by Howard Kazanjian ; executive producer, George Lucas ; director of photography, Alan Hume.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2004.

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General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1983; special ed. with new scenes and enhanced special effects originally released in 1997.
Special features: Commentary by George Lucas, Ben Burtt, Dennis Muren and Carrie Fisher; DVD-ROM weblink.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Co-producers, Robert Watts, Jim Bloom ; production designer, Norman Reynolds ; edited by Sean Barton, Marcia Lucas, Duwayne Dunham ; visual effects, Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Ken Ralston ; costume designers, Aggie Guerard Rodgers, Nilo Rodis-Jamero ; mechanical effects supervision, Kit West ; make-up and creature design, Phil Tippett, Stuart Freeborn ; sound design, Ben Burtt ; music by John Williams ; art directors, Fred Hole, James Schoppe ; set decorators, Michael Ford, Harry Lange ; music performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Sebastian Shaw, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, James Earl Jones, David Prowse, Alec Guinness, Kenny Baker, Denis Lawson.
Summary, etc.:
As the rebel leaders map their strategy for an attack on the Emperor's new Death Star, Han Solo remains frozen and imprisoned in the desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker, now a master of The Force, rescues his friends but cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against his evil father, Darth Vader, who has sworn to win him over to the Dark Side.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG, for sci-fi action violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 or 2.0 surround; THX.
Language Note:
Soundtrack in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Organa, Leia (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Solo, Han (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Life on other planets > Drama.
Space warfare > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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