An extremely rare release from the Lucasfilm / Disney Vaults, in honour of The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary! First time on the big screen since 1997!
Returning for a final encore engagement, screening August 21, 22, 24 – 27!
After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker sets out to begin Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends on the Millennium Falcon are pursued by Darth Vader and intergalactic bounty hunter Boba Fett.
Oscar winner: Best Sound, and a Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects, and nominations for Art Direction, and Original Score!
BAFTA Awards: Award for Film Music winner for John Williams, and nominations for Production Design, and Sound!
Hugo Awards: Best Dramatic Presentation award winner!
4/4 Stars! “It is a visual extravaganza from beginning to end, one of the most visionary and inventive of all films.” (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times)
5 Stars! “a classic that completely transcends its genre, with a reputation that can only grow and grow.” (BBC)
5 Stars! “it is a fiercely entertaining war fantasy…an extraordinary movie.” (San Francisco Chronicle)