Sci-fi comes to life
Decades ago, George Lucas shot the original "Star Wars" desert scenes in Tunisia and inadvertently created the promised land for sci-fi geeks everywhere. But what happens when you visit the original structures used in the films and find them in a state of disrepair?
"Six stewards of the sands recently embarked on a weeklong journey to Tunisia -- the majestic landscape featured in various "Star Wars" movies as the fictional planet Tatooine -- to repair Luke Skywalker's home, also known in the movies as the Lars family homestead," Crave writer Christopher MacManus reported in a feature looking at this very conundrum.
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December 20, 2012 10:40 AM PST
Photo by: Savelars.com
| Caption by: Christopher MacManus, Leslie Katz
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