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April 10 2013 12:20 PM

Did You See This? Luke Skywalker Is The Graduate

Is Luke Skywalker going to Scarborough Fair? Featuring Simon and Garfunkel’s memorable score for the Mike Nichols tragicomedy, the folks at Slacktory* re-imagined Star Wars as a dark coming-of-age story.

Luke is the tortured Benjamin Braddock, Princess Leia is Elaine, and Obi Wan Kenobi has just one word for you: plastics.




Correction, April 11, 2013: This post originally misspelled Slacktory.

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

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